Day Hefner is a seminarian on internship at Peace Lutheran Church in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She is in the candidacy process to become an ordained pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and will graduate in May 2018 from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago (LSTC). During her time in Chicago, Day was active in immigration ministries in the Chicago area, and before moving to Chicago, she worked teaching English and job skills to refugees and immigrants in her native state of Nebraska, and also spent a year on staff at the Nebraska Synod office. Prior to that, she served for four years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic. Her interests include Latinx ministry and immigration activism, as well as interfaith and development/redevelopment ministry. She also has a degree in music, loves cats, and is an avid crafter.
The views and opinions expressed in this blog are mine and may or may not reflect those of Peace Lutheran, LSTC, or the ELCA.