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The Rev. Jen Rude

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The Rev. Jen Rude

Pastor Jen Rude, a 2005 graduate of the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA was extraordinarily ordained in November 2007.  She currently serves as Youth Outreach Minister at The Night Ministry in Chicago. The Night Ministry is an interfaith organization, started almost 35 years ago by churches and synagogues seeking to be a presence of faith on the nighttime streets.  Jen specifically works with homeless and runaway youth, many of whom are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.

Jen currently serves on the ELM Board of Directors. In 2011 Jen Rude was approved for reception by the ELCA Metro Chicago Synod.

One Response to “The Rev. Jen Rude”

  1. Vicki Denstaedt says:

    Thank-you for being such a blessing to Bass Lake attendees this weekend.. Your mesages left us all with a great reminder that we are in this life together and need to support one another always!!