Introducing Michelle Vecchio-Lyzenga, Director for Community Life

Michelle Vecchio-LyzengaA native of northern California, Michelle attended Calvin College in Michigan, where she studied English literature and religion. Realizing that what had begun as “guilty pleasure” courses in biblical studies and theology had developed into a call to Christian education and formation, Michelle headed further east to pursue a Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary. A lifelong Presbyterian and longtime lay leader in diverse, urban congregations, Michelle is passionate about fostering Christian community that is radically hospitable, intellectually engaged, and socially active. A lover of narrative, she believes that relationship and transformation begins with story-sharing. Michelle is married to John. Beginning August 25, you can reach her at