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Pastor: Christian Formation
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Lora was born in Stratford, Ont. She graduated from Goshen College, BA: Sociology & Anthropology, 2001, Smith College School for Social Work, MSW, 2006, and Chicago Theological Seminary, M.Div, 2008.
Lora and her husband Mitch have three school-aged sons and a toddler.
After graduating from GC, Lora worked with MCC in Northern Manitoba. She then worked in Alaska & Indiana as a clinical social worker with adults and children, doing play and expressive therapy. She joined the AMC pastoral team in 2013.
Pastor: Small Groups, Peace, Justice, Advocacy, & Community Connections
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Karl was born in Columbus, OH. He graduated from Adrian College, BA: Religion & Political Science, 1983, and University of Denver College of Law, JD, 1986.
Karl & his wife Michelle have three sons in their 20s.
Karl previously worked as a lawyer, as a Capitol Hill lobbyist for Mennonite Central Committee, and a mediator in the D.C. court system. He’s been an adjunct professor of Peace, Justice, & Conflict Studies at GC since 2002, and a member of the AMC pastoral team since 1998.
Document written by Karl: Dimensions of Progressive Christianity
Response from Karl to being “charged” with officiating at same-sex wedding.
Anna Yoder Schlabach
Pastor: Worship, Pastoral Care
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Pastor: Congregational Life, Hospitality
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Kristen grew up in Cedar Falls, IA. She graduated from Eastern Mennonite University, BA: Music Performance & Liberal Arts, and Oklahoma City University, MM: Flute Performance, and is currently an M.Div student at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.
After college, Kristen taught music in Bolivia with MCC’s SALT program. She also taught flute and conducted orchestras with El Sistema Oklahoma, taught private lessons, performed with various groups, and worked with a state arts advocacy organization.
Kristen is drawn to church work especially as it relates to social justice, community building, the arts and ritual, and biblical/theological study. She enjoys learning to garden, trying new recipes, reading about feminist, queer, and other liberation theologies, doing yoga, finding fun ways to safely do social things at a distance, and walking/biking outdoors.
Kristen is doing her second-year seminary internship at Assembly for the 2020-2021 school year.
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Jane grew up near Ludington, MI. She graduated from Hesston College, AA, 2003, and Goshen College, BA: Environmental Studies, 2005 & MA: Environmental Education, 2015.
Jane previously worked at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College.
Jane joined the AMC Staff in August 2020.