2018 Work & Witness Retreat
Friday: 2pm - 10pm
(full program starts at 6:00 pm)
Saturday: 8am - 1pm
Dr. Carla Sunberg - General Superintendent
Dr. Carla Sunberg is a general superintendent of the Church of the Nazarene and former president of Nazarene Theological Seminary.
She was ordained on the Russia North District, where she and her husband, Chuck, served the Church of the Nazarene for 13 years as pioneer missionaries to the former Soviet Union. While in Moscow, Russia, she served as director of Compassionate Ministries and later as director of theological education for the field. The Sunbergs returned to the United States and began pastoring at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Following, she and her husband accepted a call to serve as co-district superintendents of the East Ohio District Church of the Nazarene.
Dr. Sunberg has a long record of service to the Church of the Nazarene. She has served on the General Board; on the Board of Trustees for NTS and Mount Vernon Nazarene University; as a member and chairperson of the USA/Canada Region’s Nazarene Women Clergy Council; and as a member of the board of the Church of the Nazarene’s Pensions & Benefits USA. In addition, after serving on its board as the official representative for the Church of the Nazarene, Sunberg also served as president of Wesleyan-Holiness Women Clergy.
Carla was born in Germany, the daughter of missionaries. She loves to teach and train leaders for the future of the church and has served as adjunct faculty for a number of institutions. Her heartfelt passion is a life of holiness and service for the Lord. Carla and Chuck are proud parents of two adult daughters, Christa, who along with her husband, Iain Maciver, lives in England; and Cara, who with her husband, Justin Shonamon, and daughters Mackenzie and Alice, lives in Shawnee, Kansas.