Rebekah Witt

Rebekah Witt began working as the Director for Youth and Young Adults in September of 2017, but has been a part of the Opequon Church Family since she was four years old.  Rebekah represented Shenandoah Presbytery at the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 2014 as a Young Adult Advisory Delegate and taught English to students in Mettu, Ethiopia.  Her traveling adventures continued when Rebekah was part of the Qwest West Trip, a spiritual journey in the West for Young Adults.  She completed a year of service in Denver, Colorado through the Young Adult Volunteer Program and Discovering Opportunities for Outreach and Reflection Program by working at a day shelter for those experiencing homelessness.  While in Denver she participated in an intentional community, simple living, cross-cultural mission, leadership development through faith in action, and vocational discernment.  Rebekah also works as a night manager for the Winchester Area Temporary Thermal Shelter and substitute teaches in Frederick County Public Schools.  She has a passion for relationship-building, social justice, and finding joy among the simple things in life.  Rebekah earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees from James Madison University.

Email: wittrc@dukes.jmu.edu