Fuller Welcomes Mary Glenn as Assistant Professor of the Practice of Chaplaincy and Community Development
The School of Mission and Theology welcomes Mary Glenn as assistant professor of the practice of chaplaincy and community development. Prior to joining the faculty full-time, Dr. Glenn served as an affiliate faculty member for over a decade, beginning in the former School of Intercultural Studies. Through her work as a pastor, chaplain, and educator, Glenn serves as a bridge-builder. Ordained nondenominationally, she has more than 20 years of youth/college/community pastoral experience. A lover of cities, particularly Los Angeles (where she calls home), she regularly leads urban immersions and Downtown LA city walks. She has led community development organizations, including co-leading Cities Together, working with collaborative movements and leaders for city transformation. She has served as a certified chaplain for more than two decades with three different agencies and as a law enforcement chaplain trainer, and holds a certification in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). She previously served as a national board member with the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) and as a board member with Central City Community Outreach in Downtown Los Angeles/Skid Row. Glenn is a frequent speaker on suffering, trauma, the ministry of God’s presence, and God’s shalom.