Justin Shamell

Justin Shamell

Relationship Manager and Recruiter of Congregations
Pronouns: He/Him

Marian University, B.B.A., 2007
Interdenominational Theological Center, MDiv, 2010
United Theological Seminary, DMin, 2019

Phone: 314-918-2531
Email: [email protected]

As the Relationship Manager and Recruiter of Congregations, Rev. Dr. Justin Shamell develops and manages the recruitment strategy with the Dean of the Seminary and Faculty Director of the Center of Lived Faith and Organizing for the various programs of the Seminary. He cultivates networks of relationships that support recruitment plans. These networks will include those organizations seeking an anti-racist education, brave spaces for the work of diversity equity and inclusion, community leadership, trauma-informed care, social justice leaders, judicatory staff persons, persons involved with judicatory church and ministry committees, alumni/ae and friends of Eden, etc.

He is an ordained clergy in the Baptist denomination. He has served as a meeting planner of several national organizations. He is a teacher, itinerant pastor and a choir director.

He mantra in life is based on this spiritual song, “If I can help somebody as I pass along, If I can cheer somebody with a word or song, If I can show somebody he is traveling wrong. Then my living shall not be in vain”