The Reverend Carmella Jones will serve in Hungary as a school chaplain through IM partner Hungarian Baptist Aid. In this position, Carmella will act as a listening presence and offer pastoral care to students, families and the school community. Her experience in theological and nursing education uniquely equips her to teach and support spiritual and physical well-being.
Carmella, a registered nurse and ordained ABCUSA pastor, is experienced in Faith Community Nursing, a specialty that promotes healing and health of mind, body and spirit through prevention and wellness education. As an integrator of faith and health, Carmella will seek to provide care in the context of peoples’ values, beliefs and faith practices when providing personal health counseling or assisting with navigating the health system.
Carmella earned her Masters of Divinity Degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in 2012 and a Master of Art in Community Health Education and Wellness Promotion from Trinity Washington University in 1997. In 2015, Carmella was honored with the Crystal M. Lange College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Alumna award from Saginaw Valley State University, where she had earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1981.
Find her on Facebook at Carmella Jones Hungry 4 Hungary.
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