Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University would like to welcome Rev. Colleen Derr as our newest full time professor, namely, Assistant Professor of Christian Ministry and Congregational Formation.  She will take the lead now in teaching our Congregational Spiritual Formation core requirement and will become the primary point of reference for our spiritual formation courses and our MA in Youth Ministry.

Rev. Derr is an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church and has served for the last 10 years at Wesleyan Church headquarters as Director of Children’s Ministry for The Wesleyan Church.  She is also Assistant Pastor of Fall Creek Wesleyan Church in Fishers, Indiana, and has served in other roles, including teaching in public schools. She is currently finishing her doctorate at Regent University in the area of Christian Education Leadership.

A hearty welcome to Rev. Derr as she joins our faculty!