Wendy J. Manuel is currently a Chaplain Resident at Park Nicollet Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN. She completed her Masters of Divinity at Austin Theological Presbyterian Seminary. She is under care for ordination in the Christian Church Disciples of Christ. Wendy is pursuing a life change answering God’s call to serve in new ways. Wendy aspires to serve God’s people in pastoral care. She completed her first unit of clinical pastoral education in the summer of 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Illinois. Wendy has served as a ministerial intern at Saint John’s United Methodist Church in Austin, TX, as Women’s Ministry Leader at Pflugerville Community Church, Pflugerville, TX and as the Lay Director of the Brazos Valley Emmaus Community. She sponsors a child through Compassion International.
Wendy is passionate about church unity, civil discourse, loving our neighbors and organ donation. Wendy completed a Master’s in Public Health at the University Of Texas School Of Public Health in 2011. She served on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Wendy was raised in Kansas. Her Bachelor’s degree in Communications & Political Science is from Kansas State University. Prior to entering seminary, Wendy was a senior project manager in Social Media at Dell Inc. Wendy has one daughter, Jacqueline, who is an adjunct teacher at the University of Minnesota. She recently moved to Minneapolis with her little dachshund, Moco, from Austin, TX.