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May: Marcus Smucker: Pastor, teacher, spiritual director

Written By: Sue Conrad Howes  
Marcus Smucker has served congregations and pastors in gaining a more vital experience of God’s presence.

An eighth-grade education, Amish faith, and farm chores don’t usually lead to urban ministry, a Ph.D. in spirituality and expertise as a church conflict mediator, but Marcus Smucker is far from what one expects. In fact, even he is surprised at where his life has led.