Jennifer Hosler to manage the Global Food Initiative for the Church of the Brethren

Jennifer Hosler has been hired by the Church of the Brethren as part-time manager of the Global Food Initiative (GFI), in the Global Mission office. She begins working for the GFI as a remote employee from Washington, D.C., on April 22.

An ordained minister, Hosler is part of the pastoral team at Washington (D.C.) City Church of the Brethren. She has served on the GFI advisory board and is a current trustee for Bethany Theological Seminary. Her previous work on the denominational staff of the Church of the Brethren included several years as a mission worker in Nigeria, and service as a consultant for the project “Stories from the Cities.” She served on the Annual Conference study committee that wrote the “Vision of Ecumenism for the 21st Century” paper adopted by the Conference in 2018.

She holds a doctorate in Human Services Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), a master’s degree from Penn State University, and an undergraduate degree from Moody Bible Institute. Her work and consulting on community development projects has included a program in Haiti for the UMBC. Her language skills include Hausa, Spanish, French, and biblical Hebrew.


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