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First Congregational United Church of Christ in Pierre

Pastor Emily Munger and FamilyHello! Iím Pastor Emily Munger, and Iím thrilled to be serving this congregation. My husband AJ and I, along with our son Briggs and daughter Blaire, are pleased to make Pierre our new home. Hereís a bit about my background:

  • Originally from Arlington, SD, and raised on a small hobby farm.
  • Received my BA in Christian Education and Youth Ministry from Northwestern College, IA.
  • Volunteered for two years with Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, SD.
  • Received my Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ.
  • Received my Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work, NJ.
  • Ordained into the Christian ministry within the United Church of Christ on Sept. 7, 2014, while serving Columbia Congregational UCC, SD.
  • Accepted a call to serve here in Pierre as of August 1, 2017.

Iím eager to meet long-time members, friends of the church, and visitors alike. Please stop into the office or contact me via the information below so we can become better acquainted! I serve in the love and grace of Jesus Christ.

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