Wendy Johnson serves as the Program Manager for Episcopal Service Corps, a position she was appointed to in 2018. Before that, Wendy coordinated events for The Episcopal Church's Department of Faith Formation and was a Communications Manager for Episcopal Migration Ministries. She has worked at every level of The Episcopal Church, having served the Episcopal Church in Minnesota as a Communications Director and regional youth minister and as a youth minister in several Minnesota-based congregations. Wendy is a double graduate of The Ohio State University, holding a BA and MA in Political Science. A lifelong Buckeye fan, Wendy hails from the great state of Ohio but now lives and works in Minnesota.
KELSEY RICE BOGDAN
Kelsey Rice Bogdan (she/her/hers), a Life Together fellow from 2009-2010, has served on Life Together's staff since 2015. Kelsey is passionate about the ways in which God is calling the Church to be a prophetic voice of transformation in the 21st century, and has sought to build up that movement through a variety of young adult ministry and leadership development roles. Following her year as a fellow, Kelsey worked for nearly five more years in the Stewardship Office at her site placement, Trinity Church in the City of Boston. In addition, she was one of the founding board members of the Boston Food Justice Young Adult Volunteer program in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Kelsey’s commitment to young adult ministry began as an intern with the National Network of Presbyterian College Women in Louisville, KY.
Allen serves as the Program Director of On Sacred Ground - Wyoming Service Corps. Additionally, Allen is the Youth Coordinator for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming, and teaches Religion and Philosophy at Des Moines Area Community College.
DAMARIUS J. WALKER
Demarius J. Walker, Service Corps Program Director and Associate for Spiritual Formation at Trinity Episcopal Church is passionate about nurturing intentional Christian communities and cultivating spaces for meaningful conversations, creative encounters, and sincere reconciliation. After receiving his BA in Philosophy and Political Science from Boston University and an MA in Christian Formation from Virginia Theological Seminary, he returned to Boston to study Religion and Conflict Transformation. Demarius has lived in numerous intentional spiritual communities including three Episcopal Service Corps, as a long-term volunteer at Corrymeela Peace and Reconciliation center in Northern Ireland, and as a resident member at the Community of St. Anselm, a new monastic community based at Lambeth Palace in the UK.
Andrew Kellner has been a member of the Servant Year leadership for over a decade. During this time, Andrew has also served as the Canon for Family and Young Adult Ministry for the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania (2008-2015), Chaplain to the St. James School (2016-2023), and currently serves at the Priest in Charge at the Church of Saint Asaph in Bala Cynwyd, PA. Andrew believes that service provides individuals an unique milieu in which to ask some of life's biggest questions.