The Nollau Institute Class of 2012 was consecrated as diakonal ministers on July 24 in St. Louis. After a call to worship by the Rev. Julie Jennings, chaplain at Every Child's Hope (ECH) in St. Louis, CHHSM President Bryan Sickbert offered a few words on "Our Passion-Driven Movement."
Nollau faculty member Daniel Pryfogle then presented the following class members for consecration:
Mark Anderson, president and CEO, National Benevolent Association, Maryland Heights, Mo.
Jody Budo, youth care services director, ECH, St. Louis
Keisha Caruthers, quality assurance specialist, formerly of Neighborhood Houses, St. Louis
Marti Coplai, program director, Memory Support Center -- Brecon Village, Evangelical Homes of Michigan, Saline, Mich.
Doni Driemeier-Showers, vice president, Hoyleton Children’s Home Foundation, Hoyleton, Ill.
Patricia Ege, vice president of program services, Cunningham Children’s Home, Urbana, Ill.
Markham French, executive director, Plymouth Community Renewal Center, Louisville, Ky.
Kim Handlang, clinical director, ECH, St. Louis
Jill Lombardo, vice president/chief administrative officer, Hoyleton Ministries, Hoyleton, Ill.
Daniel Miller, administrator, Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Stacey Montero, property manager, St. Catherine Retirement Community, Florissant, Mo.
Christie Munson, communications/grants manager, Beatitudes Campus, Phoenix, Ariz.
Sala W.J. Nolan, minister for criminal justice and human rights, Justice & Witness Ministries, UCC, Cleveland, Ohio
Christine Pepera, executive director, Health Care Services – Sterling Heights, Evangelical Homes of Michigan, Sterling Heights, Mich.
Jeffrey Raines, chief strategy officer, Emmaus Homes, St. Charles, Mo.
Pamela Raines, director of public relations, Emmaus Homes, St. Charles, Mo.
Donna Smith-Pupillo, executive director, Deaconess Parish Nurse Ministries, LLC, St. Louis
Barbara Stone, chief development officer, UCAN/Chicago, Chicago
The following CEOs also served as worship leaders during the service:
Michael Brennan, president and CEO, ECH, St. Louis
Chris Cox, president and CEO, Hoyleton Ministries, Hoyleton, Ill.
Peggy Mullan, president and CEO, Beatitudes Campus, Phoenix, Ariz.
Darlene Sowell, president and CEO, Neighborhood Houses, St. Louis
Applications for next year’s Nollau Class of 2013 will be accepted through Oct. 1, 2012. Candidates are encouraged to view the new course schedule, review tuition details, submit an application and pay tuition online via the CHHSM website.