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Church Relations Staff

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Rev. David Mills appointed VP for Spiritual Life

Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Dr. Carson Castleman is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. David Mills to the position of Vice President for Spiritual Life and Church Relations, effective Jan. 2, 2024.

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Rev. David Mills

NEW Vice President for Spiritual Life and Church Relations

Start Date: January 2, 2024

Fred Fullerton-1

Dr. Fred Fullerton

PALCON 2024 and Clergy Engagement Director


James Smith (’99)

Vice President for University Relations


Rev. Jennifer Ballenger

Assistant Professor of Youth and Family Ministries


Dr. Doug VanNest

Dean of the School of Christian Ministry and Professor of Pastoral Practices

Student Travel Ambassadors

Want to hear about MVNU from a current student? Talk to a Student Travel Ambassador (STA)!

Our STAs are current students who are excited to share their MVNU experience with high school and middle school students. They travel and participate in college fairs, church visits, and youth conferences.

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