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Pastor Emily Munger

graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2012, discerned a call to ordained ministry in the United Church of Christ in 2014, and has served this Pierre UCC congregation since August 2017. Emily lives in Pierre with her husband AJ, and children Briggs and Blaire. She loves household projects, exploring new places, exercising, and listening to great stories. As a solo pastor, Emily appreciates the diversity of the call: walking alongside people in times of need, offering interpretations of scripture that reveal God is still speaking in the 21st Century, and learning from her community about the depth and breadth of God’s love for the world. Contact Pastor Emily at pastor.pierreucc@midconetwork.com

Cherlyn Christiansen

is our administrative assistant, and has been since 2008! She is our connector, ensuring our church family is organized in our communication efforts, facility use, office flow, and all things church business! Cherlyn lives with her husband Larry and furry friend Penny. She is the mother of 4 adult children, and grandmother to 5 grandkids! Cherlyn is a retired county extension agent and makes meaningful connections between our current ministries and all she learned coordinating many 4-H events. She remains active in mentoring young 4-Hers in her spare time, and serves on her sorority’s leadership. Cherlyn can be reached at church.pierreucc@midconetwork.com