Western Pennsylvania District has called William Wenger to serve as district executive minister beginning Sept. 1. He has served as interim district executive since January.
He began his pastoral work in 1982 at Denton (Md.) Church of the Brethren. He was ordained in 1990 at Mount Zion Road Church of the Brethren in Atlantic Northeast District, and also pastored other congregations. From 1997-2001, he was the chaplain at Peter Becker Community, a Church of the Brethren-related retirement community in Harleysville, Pa.
Wenger holds a bachelor’s degree in religion from Messiah College and a master of divinity degree from Evangelical Seminary in Myerstown, Pa. Over the past 15 years, he has taught courses in Old Testament, Biblical hermeneutics, and church history for the Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center, and currently serves there as a board member.