Marta Erling Spangler
Advancement Associate, Deployed
Ms. Marta Erling Spangler serves as Advancement Associate deployed in the Metro D.C. Synod to assist in the Seminary’s effort to grow friends and support and to help interpret the seminary’s mission in congregations and with individuals. Currently, she is studying for a masters degree in peace and conflict studies in the International School of Public Service at American University. Spangler is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and served for a year as a Young Adult in Global Mission in Palestine for the ELCA, and then as an Americorps VISTA volunteer in a Pittsburgh area social ministry organization. Serving in this position on a part time basis, she is ager to meet with congregation councils, leadership groups and pastors in helping the synod leaders lift up the importance of excellent theological education for pastoral leaders and servants of the church.
Education: University of Pittsburgh, B.A.