Jill Olds

Jill Olds

Jill joined our staff in September of 2019. A graduate of Miami University with a degree in English Literature, Jill went on to get her Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Youth Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary. Ordained through the United Church of Christ in 2009, Jill began her ministry as a hospital chaplain, serving in hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has since served four UCC congregations in Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Ministry to and with youth has long been a passion and area of particular interest for Jill, specifically the art of accompaniment with youth, […]

Kelly Morrissey

Kelly Morrissey HS

Kelly came to YDS in June 2019 to serve as Managing Director of the newly formed Center for Continuing Education. The foundational programs of the Center are YMI, Yale Bible Study and Yale Summer Study. Kelly served as Chief Administrative Officer at the Congregational Church of New Canaan for 17 years, with much of her time spent on the development and support of Christian Formation offerings for both youth and adults. She was involved with managing youth leaders and was instrumental in the planning and execution of nearly 20 youth group mission trips. Kelly helped to facilitate the creation of […]

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