January 31, 2018 (Wednesday Night) | Lynn Caldwell
Winter Bible Study: “So what? Luke 18”
Lynne Caldwell is a native of Black Mountain, North Carolina, an Elder in the Western North Carolina Conference since 1992, and has been “on-loan” to the Virginia Conference since 2008 where she serves as Pastor of Brookland United Methodist Church, Richmond.
Since 1988 and her first appointment in WNCC, Lynne has served as an associate, pastor of a two-point charge, pastor of single-point charges, Senior Pastor, and District Superintendent. She held multiple positions of leadership in WNCC including Co-coordinator of District Leadership Trainings, Co-chair of Annual Conference Worship, Chair of Conference Board of Discipleship, member of both district committees and the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry, and member of Women in Ministry leadership teams for district, conference and jurisdictional gatherings.
While working on D.Min. project, Lynne was introduced to Appreciative Inquiry and asset –based ministry, and completed a six-week on-line course with David Cooperrider, the developer of the Appreciative Inquiry process. She seeks to practice those principles in ministries as pastor of a smaller membership church, and as teacher/learner with students who also serve as pastors of congregations of varied sizes and contexts. Lynne and her husband, Neill, live in Richmond, VA.