Shanna Doughty | Northern Colorado
Northern Colorado Ministry Leader
Shanna Doughty developed a love for refugees while teaching English at the Family Refugee Camp in Hal-Far, Malta, from 2008-2010. She served the local church in Malta for four years as a missionary with Greater Europe Mission. Upon returning to her home state of Colorado in 2010, she volunteered as a cultural mentor for refugees through Denver Rescue Mission before re-locating to Madison, WI in 2011. While in Madison, she completed her B.S. in Organizational Behavior and Leadership, worked for 3 years at a local non-profit, and served with InterVarsity on the Operations Leadership Team for the Urbana Student Missions Conference. It was at Urbana that Shanna sensed God was calling her to live among and advocate for the refugee community.
It is the call to live among refugees and to do so in multi-ethnic community that has drawn Shanna back to her home state of Colorado. In the northeastern plains, she walks alongside those who have been forcibly displaced as well as the local church in pursuit of hope renewed through restoration and reconciliation.
Shanna, along with her husband and two children, moved to northeastern Colorado in 2016. She is currently pursuing an M.A. in Justice and Mission at Denver Seminary.
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