The Rev. Dr. Mary Westfall currently serves as DCC’s Pastor for Community Engagement. This part-time position provides additional pastoral coverage during the search for the next Associate Pastor with a primary focuses on enhancing the congregation’s capacity for ministry in the broader community. Mary recently located to the Sacramento area after 30 years of ministry on the east coast in urban, suburban and campus ministries, as well as teaching at the university and seminary levels. The daughter of a Presbyterian minister and a graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary Mary has a long history in the PCUSA and serves as a pastoral consultant in several settings. She is particularly passionate about helping communities of faith connect biblical wisdom, theological tradition and contemporary social justice issues and is delighted to be working with DCC for the coming year.