200K Annual Conference Teaching

The Rev. J.J. Whitney directs religious life as Chaplain of Hendrix College. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hendrix College with a Bachelor of Arts and also received a Master of Divinity Degree from Boston University School of Theology, with a concentration in Pastoral Care in Campus Ministry. 
Since her graduation, she has served Hunter United Methodist Church in Little Rock as pastor in a cross-racial appointment to an African-American Church.  Whitney joined Hendrix College in 2002, as the Program Coordinator for the Hendrix-Lily Vocations Initiative. She became Assistant Chaplain to the College in 2005, Associate Chaplain in 2013, and was promoted to Chaplain in 2015.Since 2014, in addition to her duties at Hendrix College, Whitney has been a member of the Extended Cabinet of the Arkansas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.  She serves as Convener for the 200,000 Reasons to Fight Childhood Hunger, the initiative to bring down the number of hungry children in the state of Arkansas by partnering with the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and Arkansas United Methodist Churches.
Panelists were Teresa Bolin from Wheatley/Salem UMC (SE), Dan Rohrbaugh from FUMC Hope, and Melanie Churchill from FUMC Jacksonville.

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