UM in the News: Pastor gives up career, possessions to become a UM minister

Rev. Trish BrunerThe Gulf Coast News profiled Trish Bruner, pastor of the Foley UMC in Foley, AL:

“I had no desire to be a preacher,” she says. “But I called my preacher and told him about it, and he said, ‘I’m not surprised at all.’”

Bruner decided to obey. She gave her business away and put her dream house up for sale — it sold before she could put a sign in the yard. Bruner then attended seminary at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. She graduated in 2007 and became an itinerant preacher, which means she is assigned year-to-year.

via Foley UMC Pastor Trish Bruner gave up career, possessions to become a Methodist minister – Features.

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