Rev. Gwen Fuqua -- April 22, 2018
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Rev. Gwynn Fuqua is a native of Detroit, Michigan. She relocated to the East Bay in 2011, driving cross-country with her then-partner, Faith Crumpler (whom she married on January 13, 2017), in order to embark on a new phase of life together.
Gwynn completed internships at Forest Hill Community Church, New Spirit Community Church and The Table Spiritual Community in Berkeley, and she received her Master of Divinity degree from Pacific School of Religion in 2014. She completed a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education in the VITAS Urban CPE Program of Southern California in April 2015 and was ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Northern California – Nevada on November 14, 2015.
Gwen currently serves as Associate Pastor of First Christian Church of Alameda (Disciples of Christ), where she leads the Crafts & Conversation weekly fellowship and the prayer squares ministry. She also serves as co-facilitator of the Faith in Action team at the regional level of the Disciples of Christ. Her ministerial focus is on bridge-building and reconciliation..
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