It is the intent of Bishop Elaine Stanovsky to appoint Rev. Troy Lynn Carr as the new pastor of Grace United Methodist Church (Grace) in Seattle. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2018.
Rev. Carr has been serving as pastor of Bryn Mawr United Methodist Church in South Seattle for the past two years. Rev. Carr looks forward to bringing her passion and proven skills as a community rooted leader to Grace.
Rev. Carr holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Work from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, NY; a Masters of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary (now United Theological Seminary) in Gettysburg, PA; and five units of Clinical Pastoral Education, with a completed Residency from Riverside Hospital in Newport News, VA. Rev. Carr is currently a Doctor of Ministry student at Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry. Rev. Carr is humbly honored to accept the invitation to serve as a new board member with the Church Council of Greater Seattle, where she will serve with the committee on community engagement. Rev. Carr is an ordained Itinerant Elder in the AME tradition.
Grace United Methodist Church is located at 722 30th Ave S. in Seattle.