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Emily Penrose-McLaughlin

Emily Penrose-McLaughlin

World Service Corps Program Coordinator

International Headquarters

(816) 833-1000 ext. 2241

Emily Penrose-McLaughlin, a minister for Community of Christ, serves as World Service Corps program coordinator. She holds the priesthood office of teacher.

Her previous employment was as donor relations coordinator for the office of institutional advancement at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. She also served as admissions officer at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and at Graceland University. Emily has served the church in various lay ministry capacities such as youth ministry, worship planning, and teaching. She and her husband, Jeff, also served as World Service Corps volunteers for one year in Zambia.

Emily received a bachelor of arts in international studies at Graceland University and a master of public policy and management with emphases in nongovernmental organizations and civil society at the University of Pittsburgh.

Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.” Community of Christ International Headquarters is located in Independence, Missouri.