Five New Members Join Collegeville Institute Board of Directors July 14, 2023 By Collegeville Institute Leave a Comment The Collegeville Institute board of directors recently elected five new members: Peter Butler, Molly Marshall, Jakob Rinderknecht, Karyn Sciortino Johnson, and Marty Stortz. Introducing New Board Members Peter Butler was co-chair of the Bricks, Glass, & More Capital Campaign, and has served on the Collegeville Institute finance committee. He and his family have provided strong financial support to the Collegeville Institute since the organization was founded. Molly Marshall is the President of United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities and was the president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary from 2004-2020. She holds a M.Div and Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a former Collegeville Institute Resident Scholar. She is the author of No Salvation Outside the Church? A Critical Inquiry, What It Means to Be Human, and Joining the Dance: A Theology of the Spirit. She is a deacon of Prairie Baptist Church and a regular Bible teacher, retreat leader, and preacher. Jakob Rinderknecht is deeply rooted in the Benedictine tradition, having studied and taught at the Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary and spent time in monastic formation at Saint John’s Abbey. He is currently the Director of the Pastoral Institute at the University of the Incarnate Word. He rebuilt the pastoral ministry graduate program over the last few years, has worked collaboratively with the Mexican-American Institute, and has experience teaching in Germany. Karyn Sciortino Johnson is the diversity, equity, and inclusion manager at the McKnight Foundation. She was previously a coach and organizational development consultant, and has coordinated grantmaking programs in Southeast Asia, East Africa, and the Twin Cities. She has a master of divinity degree from Bethel Seminary and a bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Minnesota. Her other studies include advanced diversity and inclusion at the ILR School of Cornell University, organizational development at the University of Minnesota, and nonprofit management at the University of St. Thomas. Karyn currently serves on the board of directors of the Minnesota Council of Churches. Marty Stortz is Professor Emerita of Religion and was the second Bernard M. Christensen Professor of Religion and Vocation at Augsburg University. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she counseled the president and board of regents, and chaired the Advisory Council for Augsburg University Center for Faith and Learning. Prior to that, she was a member of the core doctoral faculty at the Graduate School of the Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, and taught for 29 years at the Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, a member school. Before joining the Collegeville Institute board, she served as both an advisor and co-director of the Collegeville Institute’s Multi-Religious Fellows Program. Like this post? Subscribe to have new posts sent to you by email the same day they are posted.