Rev. Dr. Deborah Conner is the Parish Associate for Senior Adult Visitation. Deborah was born in Germany and grew up in an Air Force family living throughout the continental U.S., Alaska and Europe. She received a B.A. from San Francisco State University, an M.Div. from Columbia Seminary in Decatur, GA, and a D.Min. from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary in Iowa focusing on issues related to clergy leadership and congregational care. Deborah has served churches in California, Georgia, and North Carolina as an Elder and Pastor working in the areas of Christian Education, Family Ministry, Evangelism, Member Engagement, and Pastoral Care. Most recently she served Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Congregational Care and First Presbyterian Church, Greensboro as a transitional pastor in Mission and Outreach. Deborah is a long-time practitioner of centering prayer who is interested in helping people cultivate emotionally healthy spirituality in their lives. She enjoys spending time with family, writing, reading and creating art.
Deborah and her husband Steve live in Davidson and have two grown sons and two grandchildren.