John sits down with Rev. Kerri Parker to discuss everything from Kerri’s childhood and education to her recent work with the Wisconsin Council of Churches on forming church responses to COVID-19.

Rev. Kerri Parker is the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Council of Churches, a position she has held since 2017. Prior to leading the WCC, Kerri served as pastor of McFarland UCC in McFarland, WI and as executive director of YWCA Rock County in Janesville.

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We mentioned at the top how we enjoy interviewing ministers at work in our community, such as John’s conversation with Rev. Kirk Morledge from last year.

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Credits: music by Micah Behr, audio engineering by Andy Johnson, graphic design by Madeline Ramsey.