Dr. Carla Sunberg was elected President of Nazarene Theological Seminary in 2014. She was ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in 2004 on the Russia North District in Moscow. She and her husband Chuck were pioneer missionaries for the Church of the Nazarene to the former Soviet Union, living in Moscow, Russia, for thirteen years. While there, she served as Director of Compassionate Ministries and later, Director of Theological Education on the field. In 2005, the Sunbergs returned to the United States and began pastoring at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene in Fort Wayne, Indiana where Dr. Sunberg served as Pastor of Evangelism and Discipleship. In 2011, she and her husband accepted a call to serve as Co-District Superintendents of the East Ohio District Church of the Nazarene.
Sunberg has a BSN from Mid-America Nazarene University, an MA in Theological Studies from Nazarene Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from the University of Manchester, UK. In May 2012, she was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Olivet Nazarene University.
Dr. Sunberg has a notable record of service to the Church. She has served on the General Board, the governing board of the denomination; on the Board of Trustees for NTS; as Alumni Association President for NTS; as member and chairperson of the USA/Canada’s Nazarene Women Clergy Council; and as member of the Board of the Church of the Nazarene’s Pensions & Benefits USA. In addition, after serving on its Board as the official representative for the Church of the Nazarene, Sunberg also served as President of Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy.
Sunberg is the co-author of Faxes from Russia, as well as author of numerous articles for various church publications. She has also co-authored Reclaiming Eve: The Identity and Calling of Women in the Kingdom of God and Reflecting the Image: Our Call to Mirror Christ in the World.
Dr. Sunberg is passionate about the integration of practical ministry and theological education. She loves to teach and train leaders for the future of the church and has served as adjunct faculty for a number of institutions. Carla was born in Germany, the daughter of missionaries. Her heartfelt passion is a life of holiness and service for the Lord. Carla and Chuck are proud parents of two adult daughters, Christa (Lain) Maciver, who lives in England, and Cara (Justin) Shonamon and daughter Mackenzie, who live in Flint, Michigan.
DR. STEPHEN RILEY
PROFESSOR OF OLD TESTAMENT | NORTHWEST NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
Stephen Riley is assistant professor of Old Testament at Northwest Nazarene University where he teaches biblical interpretation and Hebrew. He is an ordained elder and has served in ministry roles for almost twenty years in Oklahoma, Texas, and Idaho.
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Friday, August 11
4:00 PM 5:30 PM 7:00 PM
Registration Open Dinner Evening Worship Service Living in Hope After Service Social
Saturday, August 12
7:00 AM 8:00 AM 10:00 AM
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Morning Devotions & Coffee Breakfast Morning Worship Service Living in Hope Lunch Free Time Activities Planned for Children, Teens, and Adults Dinner Evening Worship Service Living in Hope After Service Social
Sunday, August 13
7:00 AM 8:00 AM 10:00 AM
12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Morning Devotions & Coffee Breakfast Morning Worship Service Living in Hope BBQ Lunch Pack Up and Leave for Home
CAMP MEETING DIRECTORS: District Superintendent Scott & Vicki Shaw
Scott Shaw has been the Intermountain District Superintendent since April 2015. He had been Senior Pastor of Bremerton First Church of the Nazarene, Bremerton, WA for 23 years. He pastored in Pasco, WA for 8 years before moving to Bremerton. Rev. Shaw is a graduate of both NNC(U) and NTS. Discovering ways that God transforms lives is Scott’s passion. Scott and his wife, Vicki, are deeply committed to each other and their family. Trinity Pines welcomes the Shaws as they host Camp Meeting at the camp.
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