Deacons Recognized

Two Perkins staff members were recently mentioned in an update on deacons in the North Texas Annual Conference. Deacon Heather Gottas Moore serves under appointment as Program Coordinator for Perkins’s Office of External Programs. Deacon Andy Keck serves at Perkins as Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives and Special Assistant to the Dean. In a recent meeting of North Texas deacons, Keck reported that overall enrollment is rising at Perkins, and that 42 current Perkins students are exploring the path to deacon in multiple conferences.

Heather Gottas Moore

Andrew Keck


Anderson Departure

Bridget Anderson, Associate Director of the Office of Public Affairs and Alumni/ae Relations, will conclude her Perkins career on Friday, December 4. She and her husband, Michael, have accepted new positions and will relocate to Charlotte, N.C., to be closer to family.  Anderson has worked closely with almost all Perkins faculty, staff, programs and centers during her tenure and has contributed to rebranding, marketing, social media and public affairs efforts.