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Don Weiss

Director of Undergraduate Ministry at Harvard

 

donDon is originally from the Midwest and became a follower of Christ in his senior year at the University of Iowa. Prior to launching Christian Union's Christian leadership development program at Harvard, he gratefully served as a pastor in Northampton, Massachusetts, but could not resist the opportunity to return to campus ministry.

Previous stops with Cru include the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cornell, and he served as a civilian chaplain at West Point. Don is ordained and has an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Don lives in Boston with his wife, Sally Anne, and their two teenage sons, Luke and Jonathan. They are grateful to live and serve in the city where they first met.

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Fady Ghobrial

Ministry Fellow at Harvard

fady ghobrialFady Ghobrial was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. His family moved to the Boston area in 2002. He earned his Bachelor’s in Urban Studies from Worcester State University. After a radical encounter with Jesus during college he quickly sensed a call to ministry and began to serve at his local church. He holds a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is ordained with the Southern Baptist Convention. Fady attends and serves at the Arabic Baptist Church of Boston, where his whole family came to faith, and where he teaches the youth and leads worship. When not reading books, Fady enjoys cooking with his wife Renée, watching superhero movies and discussing theology over black coffee. 

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Renee Ghobrial

Ministry Fellow at Harvard

renee ghobrialRenee is a native of Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelors in Criminal Justice from Boston University. At the end of her time at Boston University, she decided to pursue counseling instead of criminal law and began attending Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where she received her Masters in Mental Health and Marriage/Family Counseling.

 Renee has a passion for mentoring youth and young adults and has been leading the youth group at the Arabic Baptist Church in Newton, Massachusetts since it began. She also loves to sing and lead worship with her husband, Fady. When she's not hanging out with teenagers or singing, Renee enjoys coffee dates with friends, the beach, and baking! She is so excited to join the CU team at Harvard this year!

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Anne Kerhoulas

Ministry Fellow at Harvard

 

AnneAnne earned a master of arts in counseling and theology from Gordon Conwell. Her degree spans mental health and family and marriage therapy. Anne completed her undergraduate degree at Luther College, studying English and art. Anne's experience includes counseling, behavioral health, and youth ministry. She lives in the Boston area with her husband, Andrew.

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Tyler Parker

Ministry Intern at Harvard

tyler parkerTyler was born and raised in High Springs, FL. During his undergraduate years at Harvard University, he earned an A.B. in Government and a secondary in Filmmaking. He joined Harvard College Faith and Action in his freshman spring, where Christian Union's unique approach to intellectually rigorous and theologically faithful teaching compelled him to stay and grow as a spiritual person. To give back to HCFA and to explore a call into ministry, he is staying at Harvard to intern with the fellowship. He served as a ministry team leader within HCFA and as an Assistant Bible Course Leader for the senior class. While in college, he also served as a pastoral intern for Pastor Adam Mabry of Aletheia Church in Cambridge, MA. 

In his free time, Tyler loves to watch and make movies, practice percussion, talk politics, and dream about God's kingdom. He lives in the Boston area with two friends who are also HCFA alum. 
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Christine Shin

Ministry Fellow at Harvard

Christine ShinChristine was born and raised in Germantown, Maryland. She earned her Bachelors in Fine Arts and Art History from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She completed her Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. While there, she worked as a youth pastor in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Christine joined Christian Union as a volunteer in the spring of 2015 and joined the faculty later that summer. Christine loves watching basketball, her home state of Maryland, and spending time with her family.

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Jon Yeager

Ministry Fellow at Harvard
 

jonJon Yeager hails from Dallas, Texas. As an undergraduate at Texas A&M University's School of Architecture, he was also deeply involved in campus ministry leadership through his local church. He is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he earned his Masters of Divinity.

In Boston, Jon attends and serves at Church of the Cross along with his wife who works as the Parish Administrator.

In his free time, Jon enjoys discussing theology, reading a good novel, playing soccer, and watching the English Premiere League. Jon is married to Brittany and they have one child, Ellie.

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