Kelly Shushok

lead pastor

b.s. education, baylor university
m.a. education, northern arizona university
m.div., baptist theological seminary at richmond

birthday: june 23rd
email: kelly@blacksburgumc.org
spouse: frank
kids: brayden, christian, ivy anne

2 jobs i’ve had:
shoe salesperson, 5th grade teacher

3 words i like:
tump, gypsy, inextricable

4 books i was sad to finish:
jayber crow - wendell berry
mountains beyond mountains - tracy kidder
the preaching life - barbara brown taylor
eat this book: a conversation in the art of spiritual reading - eugene peterson

5 things i wish i could delete:
library fines, rough heels, debt, dirty screens, and single socks

6 places that changed me:
haiti, kenya, texas, windrush blueberry farm, 107 westwood circle, and the valley before every sermon

7 trustworthy words:
“with God’s help, i shall become myself.” - soren kierkegaard