Rev. Emily Schwenker

Transitional Pastor for Pastoral Care

302-998-0434 ext. 106

The Reverend Emily Schwenker joined Red Clay’s staff on January 2 to support the pastoral care needs of our church through September.

Rev. Schwenker is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) to the Validated Specialized Ministry of Spiritual Direction. Emily’s primary ministry is offering one-on-one and group spiritual guidance to clergy, seminarians and lay persons in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. In addition, she serves on the staff of the Shalem Institute’s Spiritual Guidance Program and is on the Board of Directors for the Interfaith Resource Center. For many years, Emily served on the adjunct faculty at Lancaster Theological Seminary where she taught spiritual and ministerial formation to first and second year seminarians. Following her passion for spiritual formation, Emily leads retreats and small groups, as well as consults with congregations on matters of spiritual growth and discernment.


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