Wednesday, January 01, 2020

LaDonna Nkosi to Serve as Director of Intercultural Ministries

LaDonna Sanders Nkosi has been hired by the Church of the Brethren as the Director of Intercultural Ministries. She joins the Discipleship Ministries Team when she begins on January 16, 2020, working remotely and from the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill.

LaDonna is the planting pastor of The Gathering Chicago (Illinois and Wisconsin District), a community of prayer and global/local service based in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. She serves in the district’s Emerging Ministries and is a former pastor of Chicago First Church of the Brethren. Other experience includes serving in diversity and multicultural program administration for DePaul University, Loyola University Chicago, and Syracuse University. She also has nonprofit program management experience with nonprofits and volunteer organizations in Chicago.

LaDonna studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of Missouri and attended graduate school at DePaul University. Ordained by the Church of the Brethren, LaDonna is a graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary, specializing in cross-cultural community development and international relations. She is completing her Doctor of Ministry thesis as a Wright Scholar at McCormick Theological Seminary.