Rev. Suzanne Duchesne
M.Phil., Drew University, 2014
Take a look at Suzanne’s CV and you’ll know that preaching and worship are her soul’s delight. Suzanne teaches courses at MTS in Homiletics, Preaching Social Issues, and Practice of Preaching. She has also created, consulted, and collaborated on numerous worship services for Moravian Theological Seminary, Palmer Theological Seminary, Drew University, Lafayette University, and The United Methodist Church. She has planned campus ministry pastoral experiences for various spiritual traditions, including Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, UCC, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Non-denominational, Orthodox Christian, Orthodox and Reformed Jewish, and Unitarian Universalist. In collaboration with Korean students, she held a regular “Prayer Revealing Release services” to provide a space for lament, based on the Korean theological concept of Han. She has worked as a youth director, associate pastor, and lead pastor in a number of United Methodist Churches. For several years she worked in cooperative ministry settings as a facilitator for “Theology on Tap” pub ministry in Marrietta, PA as well as a preacher and worship planner for “The Well” an New Monastic Ancient/Modern community in Strasburg, PA. A PhD candidate in Liturgical Studies, her dissertation focuses on antiracist preaching through the lens of the Kiowa, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Muscogee and Cheyenne Nations.