Abigail Visco Rusert,
Associate Dean for Continuing Education

Abigail (she/her) is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and has served in a variety of roles in ministry, including associate pastor, youth director, chaplain, camp counselor, and most recently, as director of the IYM. Abigail is passionate about researching and designing programs that serve congregational leaders and transform Christian communities, and she has facilitated more than $4 million in grant funding to foster changemaking in the church. A graduate of Valparaiso University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and a current PhD student at the University of Zürich, she is the co-author of the book Delighted: What Teenagers are Teaching the Church About Joy. Abigail and her husband, Thomas, have three kids—Dorothy, Solveig, and Frank—and live in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, where Abigail serves as a small group leader at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.


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