Rev. Sandra Olewine spent time in ministry on the border of Israel and Palestine working with people experiencing deep conflicts and has served multiple cross-cultural appointments. Here she provides a valuable perspective in the midst of our current divides across varied UMC cultural landscapes.
Rev. Olewine is the senior pastor of the reconciling congregation of First United Methodist Church in Pasadena, CA, a clergy delegate to General Conference, and a supporter of the One Church Plan.