At the “Best in Christian Press” awards presented by the Associated Church Press on May 1, 2015, the Presbyterian Outlook Outpost blog won the Best in Class award. We thank our bloggers for sharing their voices and perspectives as younger leaders in the Presbyterian Church. We are thankful to have such a fantastic team.
ALEX WIRTH is an ordained teaching elder doing building maintenance and social justice work at Lake View Presbyterian Church in Chicago.
BECCA MESSMAN is the associate pastor at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Herndon, Virginia. She leads “Lunch for the Soul” – a ministry with Hispanic day laborers.
CAITLIN THOMAS DEYERLE is pastor of Southminster Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia, where she lives with her husband James, their cat Calvin, and a very rebellious puppy named Molly.
CHRISTOPHER SCHILLING is a 2013 graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary.
CHRIS CURRIE is pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Shreveport, Louisiana.
EMMA NICKEL serves as stated supply pastor of Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Greensburg, Kentucky.
JENNIFER BARCHI is serving as the solo pastor at Dickey Memorial Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Maryland, where she lives with her dog Cyrus.
JENNY McDEVITT is pastor of pastoral care at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas.
JONATHAN SAUR is a candidate for ministry in Los Ranchos Presbytery. He lives in San Juan Capistrano, California.
KATHRYN LESTER-BACON is the associate pastor at Second Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia.
LEON BLODER serves in ministry at the First Presbyterian Church of Eustis in Eustis, Florida.
LOLIMARTA ROS REITER, or as most of her friends know her, Loli, ministers alongside the fine folks at The Presbyterian Church of Seffner outside of Tampa, Florida.
MIHEE KIM-KORT is a teaching elder but mostly stay-at-home mom to twins, Desmond and Anna, and a third named Oswald.
RACHEL YOUNG is the associate pastor of spiritual formation at Clear Lake Presbyterian Church, in Houston, Texas.
SCOTT HAUSER is pastor and head of staff at First Presbyterian Church in Clarion, Pennsylvania.
SHANNON KISER is the director of the East Coast Presbyterian Center of New Church Innovation based out of northern Virginia. She is field staff for the Office of Church Growth, and parish associate at Riverside Presbyterian Church, a church planting church in Sterling, Virginia.