Crystal E. Ward steps into the Executive Pastor role at Spencerville Church while working toward the completion of her Master of Divinity (M.Div) at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. Before her time at the seminary, Crystal served the Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church in Harlem, New York, as an ordained elder, finance chair, and host for Ephesus TV. She enjoyed an extensive 20-year career in banking and finance, working for JPMorgan and Citibank. Most recently, Crystal served as a Senior Vice President at Citibank. However, after sensing God’s calling on her life, she decided to faithfully pursue His call to full-time ministry. Crystal expects to graduate in 2023.