Andrew Calhoun, Ed.D., ThM, MDiv, MS
... is a native of Tennessee. His protestant faith tradition includes Pentecostal, Baptist, Non-Denominational, and has provided ministry in interdenominational and military settings. Currently, he is the Senior Pastor of Grace Fellowship and serves as (pool) Chaplain with Ascension Health and volunteer Chaplain with the Milwaukee County Sheriff Department.
As a writer, he has been published in Urban Ministries and Minister Resource Guide and has conducted seminars at several national conferences on the subject of community service, program planning, and leadership. As a certified teacher and instructor in the liturgy, Christian education, practical theology; he is a trainer in Marriage Prep, Winning With Encouragement, Church Planting, Personal Leadership, Team Building, and Marriage Enrichment. He has received numerous awards for community service and leadership over the past 30+ years.
Brenda Calhoun, RN, MSN
... has provided over 30 years of stellar performance and expertise in the world of nursing and ministry.
She is active in the church and Milwaukee community helping to bring awareness to the various issues and needs of inner city residents. Most notable include the Joy House, Milwaukee Rescue Mission, Feeding America, Foster Care, Save the Children, World Vision and community outreach. In 2009, she organized a weekly student tutorial program with the help of UWM graduate students to assist over 50 youth in K-12 schools to achieve academic success. In 2010-2013, she organized the Total Women Conference in Milwaukee, which brought together women from around the nation in an effort to strengthen and to address the needs of women today. She is a member of the Milwaukee Chapter of NAACP and the Wisconsin Black Nurses Association. She was recognized for her community initiatives with the 2011 Black Excellence Community Leadership Award by the Milwaukee Times and the 2012 Walking in the Spirit Award from Eta Pi Beta Sorority.