Rev. Rachelle Brown

On March 19, 2017, please help us welcome Rev. Rachelle Brown to MCC Toronto as she joins us to preach at all three of our Sunday services.

Rev. (Elder) Rachelle Brown is the third global leader for Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) since its founding in 1968. The denomination’s Governing Board elected Rev. Brown in 2016 to serve a three-year term as Interim Moderator.

Rev. Brown is an educator and theologian. Since 1996, she has been an instructor, trainer, facilitator, adjunct professor, and guest lecturer at Chicago Theological Seminary, Eden Theological Seminary, Missouri State University, and University of Phoenix. Rev. Brown explores intersections of queer ethics, human sciences, and communications with a deep understanding regarding the historiography of modern religious thought and practices.

Rev. Brown has a background in media and marketing where she oversaw and participated in strategic planning, project and budget management for national, regional, and local consumer and business-to-business clients.

Rev. Brown’s passion for ministry began in the bayou country of Southern Louisiana, USA, where she experienced various faith traditions inherent in MCC’s diversity. Her gifts for leadership, teaching, and evangelism spirit are evident in her ministry. She and her family currently live in the Chicago area.

Rev. Brown holds a Master of Divinity from Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; and a Master of Communications from Missouri State University, Missouri, USA. Rev. Brown is currently working on a PhD in Theology, Ethics, and Human Sciences at Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois, USA.