@Chaplain Brinker

Jennifer and Colleagues,

I am an ordained United Methodist, Elder 1983 Susquehanna Conference.  I have served parishes since 1976, starting as a Licensed Local Pastor.  I attended Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., M. Div. 1982.  In addition to parish ministry I was a founding Board member of the Center for Spiritual Formation, having served for two years as the Dean of Ministry of Spiritual Direction. I have completed two units of CPE, and I am endorsed by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry as a U.M. Chaplain.  I have served as a Chaplain in the Pennsylvania State Park system under the auspices of the Pennsylvania Counsel of Churches,  I have volunteered as a hospital Chaplain, and serving  in my 8th year full time here at Normandie Ridge as an extension ministry appointment.  https://normandieridge.org/   Looking forward to this experience and learning from everyone.   David