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,…

Alumni/ae Spotlight: Chris Roberts

I am currently Associate Pastor serving at Meridian Street United Methodist Church (www.msumc.org) in Indianapolis, Indiana, a church with a rich history as old as Indianapolis itself. It was the first Methodist congregation in Indianapolis with a cabin on Capitol Square grounds. I am privileged to serve the good people here. As Associate Pastor, I…

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Lisa M. Hess

Professor of Practical Theology and Contextual Ministries I like teaching at United first and foremost because space is created by United colleagues both for what I am gifted by God to offer and for continuing, gentle challenge in the things I am continuing to learn. In this sense, the United mission of church renewal has…