Christine Coy Fohr serves as Presbyterian World Mission’s Consultant for Mission Leaders, helping churches, presbyteries and mission leaders connect and engage with the work of Presbyterian World Mission. She is an ordained teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), having served at Highland Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky as well as JustFaith Ministries, a faith-based Christian education non-profit.
Christine is a native of Owensboro, Ky. She is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology. In 2003, while studying at Rhodes, she participated in a studies abroad program in Hungary focusing on reconciliation, a topic that had always intrigued her. She extended her study of the topic of reconciliation by serving as a Young Adult Volunteer with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) from 2005 to 2006 in Northern Ireland, and was an intern in World Mission from 2006 to 2007.
In 2007, she enrolled at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where she earned a Master of Divinity degree. Upon graduation, she worked for JustFaith Ministries, which provides programs that challenge people to explore Christ’s call to serve poor and vulnerable and served as Parish Associate at First Presbyterian Church in Owensboro in 2012. She came to work at Highland Presbyterian Church in Louisville from 2012 to 2013. Christine is married to Rob Fohr, Young Adult Catalyst for the Presbyterian Mission Agency.