Jana Reister was installed as Knox’s associate pastor in 2009. Prior to being called to Knox, Jana served and was ordained at First Presbyterian Church in Ann Arbor MI. She grew up in West Michigan where she attended Hope College. Her post-college homes include Seattle, Uganda as a Peace Corps volunteer, and parts of Central and South America as part of a seminary fellowship. She received her Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. Currently, Jana is receiving training in Spiritual Direction in the Ignatian tradition. Her passions include pastoral care, spiritual nurture, leading spiritual pilgrimages, and walking alongside those recovering from addiction. She has a love for travel and delights in the majesty of God’s creation.