The Rev. Susan Pendleton Jones

Denomination: United Methodist Church (UMC)
Organization: Belmont University, Nashville, TN

The Rev. Susan Pendleton Jones serves as Senior Fellow for Christ-Centered Visioning and First Lady of Belmont University, where her husband Greg Jones began serving as President on June 1, 2021. Prior to moving to Nashville, she served as associate dean of ministerial formation at Duke Divinity School. She also has served as Duke’s director of field education. Her teaching responsibilities have included courses on leadership, forgiveness and reconciliation, and the pastor’s vocation. Additionally, she was the project coordinator for Duke Divinity School’s award-winning 2005 building addition, which includes Goodson Chapel and the Westbrook Building.

Susan has been involved in leadership and board roles with a variety of community organizations and foundations, most recently with Siloam Health, The Next Door, and The Store in Nashville. A retired elder in the WNC Conference of the United Methodist Church, Susan has served as the pastor of churches in North Carolina and Maryland and as the former United Methodist campus minister at Duke. Susan and Greg are the parents of Nate (and Amy), Ben (and Allison) and Sarah (and Joey Fala), and are blessed with four granddaughters.

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Susan Pendleton Jones: Salt and Light

Tuesday January 31, 2023
Being blessed is a gift of God, Susan Pendleton Jones says. Being a blessing to others is our most appropriate response to this gift. And we do that by being Salt in a world of decay and Light in a world of darkness.