Executive Pastor of Discipleship Rachel Billups

Rachel Billups serves as Ginghamsburg’s Executive Pastor of Discipleship and as part of the preaching team. She teams with adult, student and children’s ministries to dream and deploy discipleship opportunities for all ages to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Rachel, an Ordained Elder within the United Methodist Church, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Bible/Religion and History from Anderson University and a Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School. In 2008, she was selected as one of the top 50 young United Methodist pastors in the U.S. to participate in the Young Pastors’ Network with Pastor Adam Hamilton of Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas and Ginghamsburg Pastor Mike Slaughter. Rachel was also the first clergy resident for the United Methodist West Ohio Conference’s Residency Program. Rachel is the co-author of Sent: Delivering the Gift of Hope at Christmas.

Before Rachel joined the Ginghamsburg team in July 2014, she served as the lead pastor of Shiloh United Methodist, a multisite church in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Pastor Rachel Billups | 937.667.1069 ext. 273 | [email protected]