Dr. R. Glen Miles
Senior Minister
Dr. Miles is ordained by the Disciples of Christ. He is passionate about both preaching and teaching and he is experienced in the leadership and administration of a large church. Most importantly, Dr. Miles has a conviction that the love and grace we experience in Jesus Christ have the power to transform individuals, communities and all of creation.Education: Dr. Miles earned the Doctor of Ministry at Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California and the Master of Divinity degree from Emmanuel Christian Seminary in Johnson City, Tennessee. He and his wife Julie have been married for 37 years and have two sons, Nate and Steven.
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Rev. Katherine H. Shaner
Minister of Missions
Education: Methodist Theological School, MDiv, recipient of The Interpretation Journal Award for Excellence in Biblical Studies, Theology and Pastoral Ministry; Mount Carmel College of Nursing, BSN; Additional study Boston University: Liberation Theology; Princeton Seminary,
Youth Theological Formation.
Primary responsibilities: Coordinate mission activities of the church. Preach, teach and liturgize; Pastoral care as needed.
Rev. James M. Long
Minister of Pastoral Care (Care & Prayer Ministries)
Educational : Methodist Theological School in Ohio, MDiv; Ohio State University College of Law, JD; Ohio Wesleyan University, BA. 
Primary responsibilities: Oversee and administer Pastoral Care; Direct Spiritual Guidance; Preach, teach, and liturgize as needed.
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Rev. David S. Hett
Minister of Religious Life and Learning
Spiritual Director, The Burkhart Center
Education: Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, MDiv; University of Illinois, BS in Communications.
Primary Responsibilities: Provide guidance for The Burkhart Center’s many
activities to nurture mind, heart and body and soul through counseling, spiritual direction and teaching, and supporting Quest Programs, Adult Learning and Spiritual Searcher events. Supervise age level ministry directors; leading worship, preaching, pastoral care duties as needed.
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Rev. Sarah C. Kientz 
Minister to Camp Akita and Young Adults
Education: Vanderbilt Divinity School, MDiv; Washington and Lee University, BA in English, concentration in Poverty and Human Capability Studies.
Primary Responsibilities: Oversee Camp Akita’s spiritual messaging, faith development, and pastoral care; develop young adult ministry beyond summer camp season.
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