Rev. Kathy Nelson is an ordained minister serving both as director of the Center for Spiritual Formation for Susquehanna Conference of the UM Church and as pastor of Salem UM Church, a small rural congregation in South Central PA. She is dedicated to serving the church by finding creative ways to reach out to the community. She has great passion for a multi-generational church that is dynamic and positioned to be transformational. Rev. Nelson has also served as Director of the Center for Leadership Development for Lancaster Theological Seminary and as pastor of Immanuel UM Church in Glen Rock, PA. As an Elder in the United Methodist Church, Kathy serves on the Board of Ordained Ministry and is currently completing her Doctor of Ministry degree at Lancaster Theological Seminary. In addition to her work in the church, she has published a children’s book, Eva: The Perfect Little Puppy, and loves to read and travel.