Whitney is a 3rd Year Masters of Divinity student at Candler School of Theology. Originally from East Tennessee, she moved to Atlanta in the fall of 2017. She is a certified candidate on the elder track in The United Methodist Church. Prior to serving at Decatur First, Whitney interned as a hospital chaplain at Gwinnett Medical Center. Her passions includes creating space for honest conversations about death and dying, welcoming all people to experience the radical love of God through Christian Community, and designing religious education so all people can grow spiritually, regardless of abilities or learning style. In her free time, you will probably find her hiking in the woods, playing board games, or crafting with friends.