Presbyterian News Service
by Bethany Furkin
LOUISVILLE – The Rev. Susan Davis Krummel, executive/general presbyter and stated clerk of the Presbytery of Great Rivers, has been endorsed by that presbytery to stand for moderator of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
She joins the Rev. Neal Presa of Elizabeth Presbytery as candidates for the denomination’s top elected office.
The assembly will be held June 30-July 7, 2012 in Pittsburgh.
“Since she became our General Presbyter, the Reverend Sue Davis Krummel has guided our Presbytery with a clear voice and a steady hand. She will do the same for the General Assembly when she is elected its next Moderator,” said Elder Gary Davis, moderator of the presbytery’s nominating committee, in a press release.
Before coming to the presbytery in 2003, Krummel served for 24 years in pastoral roles at congregations ranging from 30 to 1,300 members. She has served as a pastor, co-pastor, interim pastor, temporary supply pastor, associate pastor, interim associate pastor and co-associate pastor for youth.
Krummel has also served as moderator and stated clerk for the Presbytery of East Iowa and as moderator of the General Assembly Nominating Committee. She has taught polity at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary and for the Commissioned Ruling Elder training for the Synod of Lincoln Trails. Krummel has also served as the moderator of a General Assembly commissioner committee and as a committee assistant.
A graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in Speech/Communications and of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Krummel has also taken courses at the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center. She holds a certificate in executive leadership from McCormick Theological Seminary.
Krummel and her husband have two daughters and four grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and ballroom dancing.
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