The Part‐time Pastor, Full‐time Church program of the Church of the Brethren’s Office of Ministry has hired Laura Whitman Dy as an independent contractor, part‐time, focusing on social media and design work.
Walt Wiltschek has been hired by the Church of the Brethren as part-time office coordinator for Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS), beginning on March 7. He continues as district executive minister for Illinois and Wisconsin District, and also continues his role on the editorial team for Messenger magazine.
A release from Eder Financial Lindsay Cart-Turner has accepted the position of operations manager, Organizational Investing and Deferred Gifts, for Eder Financial. She will begin her duties on Feb. 27. Cart-Turner brings a wide array of skills and experience to this position. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Liberty University and a master’s
Lisa Crouch has resigned as associate director of Children’s Disaster Services (CDS), a ministry of Brethren Disaster Ministries and the Church of the Brethren. She will conclude her work at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., on March 31.
The Office of Ministry’s Part-time Pastor; Full-time Church program has engaged Tabitha Hartman Rudy as an independent contractor to assist with administrative needs of the program. Her work began on Jan. 30. She will give up to 10 hours per week to fulfilling program tasks remotely from her home in Boones Mill, Va. She is
Pauline Liu has resigned as the volunteer coordinator for Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS), a staff position working out of the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. She concluded her work with the Church of the Brethren on Feb. 2.
Nathan Polzin has been hired by the Church of the Brethren as executive director of Discipleship and Leadership Formation, beginning April 10. This new position oversees a merged department that includes the Office of Ministry and Discipleship Ministries.
Randall Westfall has been called as the next camp manager of Camp Emmaus, a camp/outdoor ministry center affiliated with the Church of the Brethren Illinois and Wisconsin District. He will begin in the role in late August.
Heidi Gross has been named managing editor of Brethren Press, the publishing house of the Church of the Brethren. She will begin Feb. 6 in a part-time contract role and transition to full-time employment on June 19.
The Church of the Brethren’s South Central Indiana District has called Laura Stone as district executive minister beginning on Feb. 1. She is currently the chaplain at Timbercrest Senior Living Community in North Manchester, Ind., a position she has held since May 2018, and also is a spiritual director.