The Rev. Dr. Rick Cash presently serves as pastor of Valley Baptist Church, in Lutherville, Maryland. He received the bachelor of arts degree from the The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the master of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He earned a Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with affiliated studies at Harvard. This is his first unit of CPE.
Ruth A. Elder is a deacon postulant in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. She received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and master of arts in church ministry from Ecumenical Institute at St. Mary's Seminary and University (Baltimore). This is her first unit of CPE.
The Rev. Moses Gobah is ordained in the Lutheran Church of Liberia, and remains active in a local congregation of the ELCA. He received the bachelor of theology degree from Gbarnga School of Theology in Monrovia, Liberia, and the master of sacred theology from Lutheran Theological Seminary, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This is his first unit of CPE.
Melanie Lawrence is of the Christian faith, and presently a graduate student at Loyola University Maryland (Columbia Campus), pursuing a master of arts degree in spiritual and pastoral care. She received her bachelor of arts degree from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and this is her first unit of CPE.
Fr. Laby George Panackamattom is a priest in the Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church, the very ancient Christian Church of India founded by St. Thomas. He received the bachelor's degree in physics and education from Mahatma Gandhi University in Kerala, India. He earned the bachelor of divinity from Serampore University, Kolkatta, India, and the graduate in sacred theology from Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kerala, India. This is his first unit of CPE.
The Rev. Miesha Fernell Osborne is an African Methodist Episcopal (AME) minister. She holds a bachelor of science degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and is pursuing a master of divinity degree at Payne Theological Seminary (Ohio). She is as a volunteer chaplain at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore and has a background in law enforcement. Miesha is enrolled in her second of CPE.
Laura Beth Richardson is affiliated with a non-denominational Christian church and engaged in theological studies at Emmanuel Christian Seminary, in Elizabethton, Tennessee. She earned a bachelor of arts degree from Milligan College (Tennessee), and a master of arts in early childhood education from Towson University (Maryland). She has taught special education, and is now in her second unit of CPE.
Rabbi Daniel Rosenfelt is with Suburban Orthodox Congregation Toras Chaim in Pikesville, Maryland. He received a bachelors degree in Talmudic Law from Ner Israel Rabbinical College, and earned the master of arts degree in spiritual and pastoral care at the Loyola University Maryland. Before enrolling in CPE, Daniel fulfilled a graduate internship through Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Spiritual Support Services.
Paula S. Thistle is rostered as an Associate in Ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and is engaged in her first unit of CPE. She earned the bachelor of business administration degree from Averett University in Danville, Virginia, and is presently pursuing the master of divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Yitzhak Turk holds a bachelors degree in Talmudic Law from Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore, where he has studied for the last nine years. For a year he studied Talmud in Israel and completed a masters of education at Loyola University (Chicago, Illinois). He is preparing for rabbinic ordination in Baltimore while completing his third CPE unit.