The Reverend Catherine E. Foster

Church Service

Congregational Development Committee, Middle Tennessee Presbytery, March 2013 – present
Served on committee whose goals were to encourage spiritual, missional, and numerical growth amongst congregations and to oversee the organization of new congregations. Attended 2013 PC(USA) Evangelism and Church Growth Conference to report on best practices to committee. 

Hispanic New Church Development Administrative Commission, Middle Tennessee Presbytery, June 2013 – present 
Served on the visioning and support committee for the Presbytery’s Hispanic new church development in Nashville.  In June, taught biweekly introductory English courses for the church’s outreach to the community.

UKirk Board of Directors, Nashville, TN, March 2013 – present
Worshiped and spent time with college students weekly, served on the governing board for the university fellowships at Vanderbilt and Belmont that oversaw the finances, staffing and visions for the ministries.


NEXT Church Mid-South Planning Team, Nashville, TN, November 2, 2013
Met bi-monthly with team of Presbyterian pastors to convene a NEXT church regional gathering for the Synod of the Living Waters.  The conference brought together diverse interests and demographics to discuss the future of the PC(USA). 

Presbyterian Young Clergy Group, Nashville, TN, September 2012 – present
Met monthly with other young clergy for book studies and fellowship. 

PrYAD (Presbyterian Young
Adults of Dallas), Dallas, TX, July 2011 – July 2012
Co-founder and co-organizer of citywide Presbyterian churches’ partnership to minister to young adults through shared Bible studies, lectures, social events and service projects.

DWIM (Dallas Women in Ministry), Dallas, TX, September 2010 – July 2012
Established citywide, ecumenical fellowship of female clergy.  Organized monthly fellowship or educational opportunities. 

Davidson College Chaplaincy Office, Davidson, NC
PC(USA) Moderator Lecture Committee: hosted Rick Ufford-Chase, Spring 2005

Staley Lectures Committee: hosted Father Fernando Cardenal, Fall 2004

Nicaragua Educational Seminar and Mission Trip, Spring 2003

Dean Rusk Travel Grant Program, Davidson, NC, August 2003
Ecumenical Pilgrimage Through Europe – Researched, designed and executed a month-long exploration of the Reformation in the Christian Church

Davidson United Methodist Church, Davidson, NC 
College Fellowship Leadership Committee, Spring 2002 – Spring 2003

L’Arche Community Volunteer – Toronto, Canada, Spring Break 2002


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