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Chaplains in Residence 2019-20


Lisa Bandel

An ordained United Methodist minister, who served in the Baltimore-Washington Conference as a local church pastor for twenty-three years. She earned the Bachelor of Arts degree from Western MD College (McDaniel) in Westminster, the Masters of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., and the Doctor of Ministry from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. She is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church, Baltimore-Washington Conference. She presently serves on the Baltimore-Suburban District Committee on Ordained Ministry, guest preaches on occasion, and enjoys visiting her colleagues and worshiping with their congregations.

Lisa Haywood

Lisa Haywood

Received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and a Master of Arts in Church Ministries from St. Mary's Ecumenical Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. Her pastoral service includes new ministry development for a church plant with Converge (formerly the Baptist General Conference).


Awun "Sam" Hwang

An ordained Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) minister with twenty years of parish ministry experience. Sam earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College (IL) in history and biblical theology; received the Master of Divinity degree (M.Div.) from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1998. Sam is currently a doctoral candidate in ministry (D.Min.) at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. He earned his first unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (March - August 2019).



Kiona Lookingbill

Graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree with a concentration in Family Pastoral Care & Counseling. She also earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Ewha Women's University in Seoul, Korea and a Red Diploma from Kyrgyz National Conservatory in Performing Arts & Music Theory. Kiona has been an educator for over 20 years, teaching mainly ESL at international schools, privately, and at a Chinese university (Beijing Language & Culture University). She has been in church ministry since middle school, playing the piano/organ for church services and conducting the choir/instrumental ensemble and assisting in youth ministry. Kiona earned her first unit of CPE at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago, Illinois - her city of birth. Kiona is fluent in Korean, Russian and German. 

Donnell Nelson

Donnell Nelson

An ordained Baptist Minister, he earned his Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Studies, Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Management, Master of Christian Ministry, and Master of Divinity all from Wayland Baptist University in San Antonio, Texas. He served as a Youth Minister and later became the Youth Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church for over five years while in San Antonio, Texas. Donnell spent over 22 years in the United States Army as a Medical Non-Commissioned Officer and answered his call into ministry prior to retiring in October 2014; and has been in constant pursue of answering his call to do God's work.