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By BJC Staff Reports

kearns and pertiller FINALThe Baptist Joint Committee is pleased to welcome two fall semester interns working with our staff.

Jessie Kearns of Woodbridge, Virginia, earned a bachelor’s degree in Bible and Theology from Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, and a Master of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Kearns is a member of Commonwealth Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, where she was ordained to the Gospel Ministry in September. She is pursuing a career in ministry.

Danielle Pertiller of Evanston, Illinois, earned her Bachelors of Arts from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, with a dual degree in political science and psychology. Pertiller is currently a student at the Washington Center in Washington, D.C., focusing on advocacy and law. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in clinical psychology and law.

From the October 2014 Report From the Capital. Click here to read the next article.