Director of Justice and Mission Program
Patty Pell received her BA from the University of Wyoming and her MA in Biblical Studies – Old Testament from Denver Seminary. She has served in ministry as a campus staff member, Area Director, Associate Regional Director and Training Specialist with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. She has also ministered as a College Pastor, Adult Ministries Pastor and Pastor of Community Outreach. She most recently led a church planting team that established an immigrant and refugee congregation in Greeley, CO.
Her passion for justice and reconciliation has led her to spend several summers directing student groups in urban Denver, India and Kenya as well as teach courses in Old Testament at Bishop Balya College in Fort Portal, Uganda. She spends time volunteering with English language learners in the public schools, with refugee service providers and in immigration reform.
She has published several books and study guides with InterVarsity Press including Esther: Character Under Pressure, Hospitality: God’s Call to Compassion, Motherhood: Being Grounded in Christ and the N.T. Wright Commentary Series Study Guides for Luke, Hebrews, Romans, 2 Corinthians, and 1 & 2 Thessalonians.
She lives in Greeley, CO with her husband, and they have 3 adult children. She loves soccer, trail running, reading, traveling and watching movies.