Rachel grew up in Gainesboro, Tennessee. She followed her heart to Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary where she studied public theology and child advocacy.
She served Project Transformation: Oklahoma in Tulsa for two summers of seminary and knew that was where her call to ministry was found. She continues to work in ministries of social justice in communities of Vancouver, WA.
Rachel moved to Washington in 2015 and has been in Vancouver serving as the Executive Director for the newly-founded chapter of Project Transformation: Pacific Northwest since September 2016. She is pursuing ordination as a Deacon in the United Methodist Church and was commissioned at the 2016 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference.
Sean Crews is the Program Coordinator for Project Transformation: Pacific Northwest. He graduated with his Masters of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in May of 2017, after attaining his Bachelor of Arts in Religion at Oklahoma City University.
Sean is pursuing ordination as a Deacon in The United Methodist Church, and is dedicated to the vocation of compassion and justice.
In his free time Sean enjoys playing board games, supporting his favorite local taqueria, tweeting, and watching the NBA. His favorite cookies are snickerdoodles, his favorite theologians are Kelly Brown Douglas, Julio de Santa Ana, and Karen Baker-Fletcher, and his favorite books are and will always be the Harry Potter novels.