Austin Rehbein, University Ministries Associate
Austin grew up in Waukesha, WI, before following the sunshine to Azusa Pacific University in Southern California. There she studied English literature and theology, fostered a love the great outdoors, and became passionate about holistic ministry where spiritual growth is be interwoven with academic passion and relationships in community. After a gap year in Wisconsin interning with youth ministry, she attended Princeton Theological Seminary where she received her Masters in Divinity. With various stints in Lisbon, Portugal; Oxford, England; Athens, Greece; and Yosemite National Park, Austin is passionate about traveling and making new friends wherever she is. She is a lover of stories and enjoys using literature as a source of theological imagination and spiritual formation. Austin cannot wait to bring her background in spiritual direction and writing to the First Pres community and is eager to spend time getting to know students and to walk beside them as they navigate their lives and faith. You can reach Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org.