Jean Jeffress served as Bridge Pastor between our last settled minister, Rev. Stephen Glauz-Todrank and our Interim Minister, Rev. Kevin Omi. She holds a Master of Divinity from American Baptist Seminary of the West at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. She is a approved for ordination pending call in the Northern California Nevada Conference of the United Church of Christ and serves on the Committee on Ministry, Section B. She has been a member and lay leader of First Congregational Church of Oakland, UCC since March 1, 2009.