Welcoming Rev. Adrienne Stricker ~ Sunday, March 14

First Church is pleased to welcome Rev. Stricker to the pulpit on March 14 for the Lenten sermon series Real Faith in Hard Times

Deacon Stricker graduated from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in 2009 and has been in full-time ministry since 2010, serving in Christian Education and administration in Evanston and Chicago in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the United Methodist Church.    In 2015, she was ordained a Deacon in full connection in the Northern Illinois Conference to ministries of word, service, compassion and justice. She is involved in Native American ministries in the Northern Illinois conference, serves on the conference Board of Ordained Ministry, and is the co-chair of the Northern Illinois Order of Deacons.   As part of her ministry, Adrienne preaches throughout the conference, contributes to writing projects and curriculum throughout the United Methodist connection, and teaches about Native American theology.  She lives in Addison with her husband, Jonathan.