Suzanne is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Writing. She graduated with a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology at Emory University in 1998 and a Doctor of Ministry degree in Theology and Leadership Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary in 2006. Suzanne was ordained and elder in 2000. She is passionate about cultivating hope filled community, deepening faith, empowering leaders, inspiring innovation, and pursuing justice by utilizing gifts and skills in the areas of preaching, teaching, worship, administration, communication, discernment, strategic planning, and ongoing learning.
Todd has been in ministry for 31 years of Ordained ministry. Ordained Deacon in 1991 and Elder in 1993, Anderson has served local United Methodist Congregations in Central Ohio (in the Columbus metro area -Linworth, Trinity, Church of the Master, and Hilliard) and Northwestern Ohio (Defiance St. Paul’s). He served as the District Superintendent in the Ohio River Valley District of the West Ohio Annual Conference. The Ohio River Valley District covers the 5 southwestern counties of Ohio with 116 congregations.
Todd’s key ministry verse is –
“God has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?- Micah 6:8
Rev. Anderson is enthusiastic about pastoral ministry, strategic planning, worship – creation and preaching.