Reverend Wendy A. Witt is an ordained elder in the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church. Since July, 2011, she has served as Associate Pastor at the First United Methodist Church of Chicago at Chicago Temple. Reverend Witt received her Master of Divinity degree from Garrett-Theological Seminary in Evanston in 1987 and was ordained in June, 1987; she has been serving in the Northern Illinois Conference since that time. During Reverend Witt’s ministry, she has served city, suburban, small town, and rural congregations. She has also served as the United Methodist campus minister at Northern Illinois. A major focus of Reverend Witt’s work at the Chicago Temple is to engage the church in the public arena around issues of social justice and equity, and to work within the UMC for full inclusion of all persons regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity in the life and ministry of the church. Reverend Wendy is married to Don Floyd, who is a community organizer. Reverend Witt has four children, and two grandchildren, and is very attached to her two year old Shih Tzu puppy, Leia.
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