The Rev. Tammy Jo Reiser, youth pastor of Waynesville United Methodist Church, has been named youth consultant for the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church.
A graduate of United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ms. Reiser holds a Certificate of Youth Ministry Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary.
She said her immediate goal will be to raise awareness of youth culture as a mission; assess needs of local churches in the area of youth ministry; create resources for youth leaders, and to connect youth with mission partnerships.
Ms. Reiser will continue to work full time at Waynesville UM and part-time as the conference s youth consultant.