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Melissa Wiginton

Vice president, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Melissa Wiginton is vice president for Education Beyond the Walls at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and former Vice President for Ministry Programs and Planning at the FTE. She directs the Thriving Congregations project at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.Div. from the Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

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