Rev. Rachel Cornwell is celebrating her 11th year as the Lead Pastor of Silver Spring UMC. She is excited by the great things happening at Silver Spring UMC, especially our diversity, our inclusiveness, and our mission to feed all God’s people–body, mind and spirit.
Rev. Rachel is a graduate of Hendrix College in Arkansas and has her Masters of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, Emory University in Atlanta. She served as a young adult missionary with the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries in Okinawa, Japan and Washington DC. She currently serves on the Greater Washington District Committee on Ordained Ministry. Rev. Rachel, her husband Marcus Meeks, daughters Nora and Evelyn and son Graham enjoy living in the Woodside Park neighborhood and you might “run” into her on the Sligo Creek Trail where she is training for two upcoming races.