Spotlight: Rev. Tracey Leslie, 93′

I’m currently serving as pastor of the Marquette Park United Methodist Church in Gary, Indiana, where I am the only pastoral staff in a racially diverse urban congregation. Although it’s within the city limits, it’s a small, close-knit community on the shores of Lake Michigan where the Indiana Dunes begin. I am in my 8th…

Student Spotlight: Bridget Weatherspoon

I am currently an Associate Minister at Glory Ministries, a new ministry in Xenia, Ohio, that has been in existence less than one year. Pastor Gloria Wade-Dillon was led by God to start this ministry in December 2008, and within eleven months the church has grown from a three member congregation to approximately 40 members….

Alumni/ae Spotlight: Pastor Dave Hood

I am currently appointed to Ginghamsburg UMC in Tipp City, OH, as the Campus Pastor of Fort McKinley Church, Ginghamsburg’s urban branch on the corner of Salem and Siebenthaler avenues in Dayton. Fort McKinley was a dying church of about 40 faithful servants when Ginghamsburg merged with them to revitalize the church and community. Today,…