William W. (Bill) Wenger has resigned as Western Pennsylvania District executive minister, as of Oct. 31. He has served in the position for about three-and-a-half years, starting on an interim basis in Jan. 2017. He was called to the permanent position in Sept. 2017.
During these years, Wenger oversaw changes in district ministries including the sale of the district retirement home and the stewarding of the financial resource of Camp Harmony.
In addition to his work as district executive minister, he has taught courses on Old Testament, biblical hermeneutics, and church history for the Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center, where he is a board member.
Previously, he served pastorates in Maryland and Pennsylvania and was a chaplain at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville, Pa. An ordained minister, he holds a bachelor’s degree in religion from Messiah University in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and a master of divinity from Evangelical Seminary in Myerstown, Pa.
Find more Church of the Brethren news:
- Brethren bits
- The Shine Vacation Bible School curriculum for 2024 invites children to discover Jesus
- Introducing the Young Adult Steering Committee and the 2024 theme ‘Transformed by God’
- Deadline is extended to make nominations for the 2024 Annual Conference ballot
- In the glow of the Christmas tree lights, let us remember the forests