Pastor: Dorothy Whiston

Dorothy Whiston, D.Min., began as our part-time Interim Pastor in July, 2010 and became permanent Pastor on August 1, 2011.  Dorothy’s Doctorate in Ministry (in Spiritual Direction) is from the Graduate Theological Foundation in South Bend, IN.  Dorothy, a long-time spiritual director and volunteer prison chaplain, serves in leadership roles with the local Consultation of Religious Communities (, the local Taize community (www.taizeiniowacityorg), Theology and Peace (, the Colloquium on Violence and Religion ( and the Kairos Restorative Justice Ministries.

Pastoral Associate: Scott Roser

Music Directors: Yu-Han Kuan (Organ and Piano) and Dr. Chun-Ming (Jimmy) Chen (Choir)

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