Associate Conference Ministers

Rev. Jane Anderson and Rev. Ted Drewsen


Rev. Jane Anderson

Rev. Anderson began her call as the Associate Conference Minister for the Northeast and Southeast Associations on September 1, 2015. Jane has been in ministry in the local church for 30 years. She first served a small rural church as a licensed local pastor in the United Methodist Church. After coming to the United Church of Christ in 1988, Jane served a suburban church outside Rochester, New York, first as a licensed pastor and then as an ordained minister upon her graduation from seminary and ordination into the UCC. In 1995 Jane was called to First Congregational UCC, Appleton, a congregation of 1450 members, assuming a variety of pastoral leadership roles as the church’s program and ministry have evolved.

Jane has served the wider church in a variety of settings – on Church and Ministry for the Genesee Valley (NY) Association, on the Executive Committee of the Northeast (WI) Association, on the Wisconsin Conference Board of Directors, and on the Executive Council of the United Church of Christ. She is a graduate of Colgate-Rochester Divinity School and has completed residencies in pastoral counseling and in marriage and family therapy.

Jane is mother of two adult children and grandmother of two. She enjoys biking, hiking, swimming and fly-fishing; loves cooking; is an avid reader, movie and theater buff; and loves music, especially rhythm and blues.

Contact info: 920-540-2586 or email Jane


Rev. Ted Drewsen

The Rev. Ted Drewsen poses for a photograph at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 535 Stow St., in Fond du Lac, Friday, Jan. 8, 2009. The Reporter photo by Justin Connaher.

Ted has served in the Wisconsin Conference for most of his career.  After graduating from Pacific School of Religion

in Berkeley California, Ted was called as the Associate Minister at First Congregational UCC in Eau Claire Wi.  In 1991, Ted was called be the Pastor of Bainbridge Community UCC in Chagrin Falls Ohio.  Then in 2001, Ted was called back to Wisconsin and was the pastor of Pilgrim UCC in Fond du Lac until his retirement in 2020.   

Ted received a M.A. in Christian Spirituality and certificate in spiritual direction from Creighton University. 

Ted and his wife, Deb, recently moved to Madison, where their two married children live.  In his spare time, Ted enjoys hiking, golf, reading and swimming. 

Contact info:

920-251-9640 or email Ted

 

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