Brenda Wheeler Ehlers
(973) 763-7676, ext. 21 or (973) 762-6196
came to full-time ministry after a 15-year career in marketing and public relations.
Brenda's background working with both for-profit and non-profit organizations on the cutting edge of education reform helped fuel her
passion for bringing the best practices and thinking in secular education into religious education.
call to ordained ministry to pursue this work fully in the church.
She returned to Drew University for her theological education, having attended Drew as an undergraduate and then receiving a master's in business from Johns Hopkins University.
Brenda paired her desire for the highest-quality religious education with her burning desire to help people live out their faith when she began serving as Morrow's director of educational ministries in 2003.
She was appointed as associate pastor for children, youth and education ministries in 2006.
supports the youth ministry and education programs that immerse adults, children and youth with a faith built on service, worship and learning and spiritual practices.
Brenda loves stories and is pursuing her
doctorate in narrative theology at Wesley Theological Seminary
She firmly believes that when we share the stories of who we are and whose we are we come closer to each other and come closer to becoming the body of Christ.
Brenda lives in Maplewood with her
husband Bill and their three children.
loves attending the musical performances, sports events and other special moments of her
children - all 200 of them - who are part of Morrow Church