Scott Kinnick resigns as district executive minister for Southeastern District

Scott Kinnick has resigned as district executive minister for the Church of the Brethren’s Southeastern District, a position he has held for the past four years. He began as district executive in Sept. 2016 and will officially conclude his service on Dec. 31, 2020.

A life-long member and an ordained minister of the Church of the Brethren, Kinnick previously served as pastor of Trinity Church of the Brethren in Blountville, Tenn., and also held two previous pastorates. He also held a number of varied roles within the Southeastern District prior to serving as district executive minister. He is a graduate of the Training in Ministry (TRIM) program of the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership.

During his tenure with the district, Kinnick gave support to the certification of the district’s ACTS-level program, the School of Spiritual Leadership. He also served as a district executive minister representative on the Thriving in Ministry Advisory Committee of the Part-Time Minister; Full-Time Church program of the Church of the Brethren’s Office of Ministry.

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