Rev. John A. McLaughlin (Chair)
Rev. McLaughlin is senior pastor at St. Jude’s MCC in Wilmington, NC. He has an interest in ecumenical and inter-religious work that has led him to work for religious justice both domestically and internationally. John has been an active member of MCC churches since the early 1990′s and worked among the troubled communities of Northern Ireland. He earned his Masters of Divinity degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary and also holds an M.B.A. from the American University (Washington, DC) and a B.S from the University of South Florida.
Rev. Elder Diane Fisher
Rev Elder Diane Fisher first pastored as an MCC pastor at churches in Canada, and then served many years at the denominational level as a District Coordinator and then as an Elder until the end of 2011. During her service in MCC, Diane has done groundbreaking work with many human rights and religious organizations, as well as with new MCC works throughout Eastern Europe and Africa.
Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson
Rev Elder Nancy Wilson, our MCC Moderator, has been active since 1974 in attending various ecumenical activities representing MCC, including the US National Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches.
Linda Brenner-Beckstead has been a member of MCC for 17 years and joined the denominational staff in 2012 as Assistant to the Moderator for Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, and ITF Consultant to the Governing Board.
Previously in Nebraska, Linda was a Network Co-Lead for the Heartland Network. At MCC Omaha, she served on the board of directors as moderator, was the marketing minister for four years, and a lay delegate in 2010.