The Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz

Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE)

The Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz joined The Fund for Theological Education in March 2010 as the director of the Leading Generations Initiative. She also works with The Fund's Transition into Ministry program, which nurtures new pastors.

A 2001 FTE ministry fellow, Laura previously served as director of the Common Ground Project at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. She also served as director of AADVENT: Asian American Discipleship for Vocational Empowerment, Nurture, and Transformation.

An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), she holds a master of divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary, a bachelor of arts in sociology from Western Washington University, and is enrolled in MBA studies at North Park University.

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Who Are We Without Our Stuff?

Tuesday August 31, 2010
The Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz examines Jesus' advice to potential disciples to count the cost of following him (Luke 14:25-33)--which means giving up all our possessions. Really?

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The Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Friday September 03, 2010
The Rev. Laura Cheifetz, Director of the Fund for Theological Educations Leading Generations Initiative, joins us on Day1 for a conversation about the Leading Generations initiative from FTE and a look at how the Fund is working for the future of the mainline Christian church and a next generation of leaders.