Verity A. Jones New Media Project Director, Union Theological Seminary

Verity A. Jones is the project director of the New Media Project and a Research Fellow at Union Theological Seminary.

She is the former publisher and editor of the award-wining magazine, DisciplesWorld and the past president of the Associated Church Press. Her work has also appeared in the Christian Century, Biblical Preaching Journal, and Journal for Preachers. Over the last eight years, she has developed something of an expertise in religion journalism and the complicated communication needs of religious organizations.

She is a graduate of Yale College (B.A. '89), and Yale Divinity School (M.Div. '95), and an ordained clergy person with joint standing in the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Prior to her work with DisciplesWorld magazine, Verity was Senior Minister of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Terre Haute, Indiana for six years, and Associate Minister of the Colchester Federated Church (ABC/UCC) in Colchester, Connecticut for three years.

In addition to her leadership of the New Media Project, Verity works with the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., as the Associate Director. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Louisville Institute.

Verity lives in Indianapolis with her husband William, daughter Gracie, and Max the dog.