Two interim employees–Shawn Flory Replogle and Pauline Liu–have been promoted to staff positions with the Church of the Brethren.
Replogle has accepted the position of executive director of Organizational Resources for Finance. He began on an interim basis on April 13, 2020. He holds degrees from Bridgewater (Va.) College, Bethany Theological Seminary, and Friends University, and is founder/executive director of a consulting business called Matchlight Organization Development. He was moderator of the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in 2010 and has served the denomination on the Annual Conference Program and Arrangements Committee, as a Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) worker, a workcamp coordinator, and coordinator of National Youth Conference. He is an ordained minister and has pastored churches in Iowa and Kansas. He will continue to work remotely from his home in Kansas and from the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill.
Liu has accepted a position coordinating volunteers for Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS). She began in the position on an interim basis on July 20, 2020. Prior to that assignment she worked as BVS orientation assistant for three months this past summer, beginning May 18, and from 2018-2019 served as a BVS volunteer at a L’Arche community in Kilkenny, Ireland. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and has been working toward a master’s degree in Educational Psychology for Counseling-Student Affairs at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. She will continue to work remotely from her home in Colorado, planning to eventually work from the General Offices.
Find more Church of the Brethren news:
- Global Food Initiative grants go to Haiti agriculture program, community garden, food distribution program
- Disaster grants support relief work in Honduras, the Democratic Republic of Congo, India, and Iowa
- Newsline for July 16, 2021
- Brethren bits for July 16, 2021
- The time to act is now: Rights of conscientious objectors and the Selective Service System