Rev. Dr. Deborah Jenks M.Div., D.Min, M.S.Interim Associate Conference Minister
Rev. Dr. Deborah M. Jenks is an Ordained Ministerial Partner (Disciples of Christ) with standing in the Sunrise Association of the Maine Conference, United Church of Christ. Deb has served in the Maine Conference UCC for 25 years as a pastor in churches in Western Maine, Central, and Downeast Maine and for the last seven years in intentional interim and transition ministry. Deb’s teaching experience includes teaching in Bangor Theological Seminary’s Small Church Leadership Program, the Maine Conference’s Academy of Church Life and Leadership, and the Maine School of Ministry. Deb’s experience also includes serving as a member and chair of two Association Committees on the Ministry, and work as a Hospice Spiritual Advisor and Grief and Bereavement Coordinator in central and northern Maine.
Deb has a M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary, New York City, a D.Min. from Bangor Theological Seminary, a M.S. in Pastoral Counseling from Husson University, and two units of Intentional Interim Ministry Training from the Interim Ministry Network.
Deb also from time to time serves as an instructor for the Maine School of Ministry.