Rev. Laurie Furr-Vancini
Rev. Laurie Furr-Vancini is a native of north Florida. She grew up in Gainesville and then Macclenny, Florida, and is a graduate of Baker County High School. Following high school, Laurie attended Wake Forest University earning a B.A. with double majors in Religion and Sociology. She earned an M.A.Ed. from Virginia Tech. Upon leaving Virginia Tech, Laurie worked in the Housing and Student Activities offices at Georgia Tech, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Georgia Baptist College of Nursing. Laurie attended Candler School of Theology at Emory and Columbia Theological Seminary, earned an M.Div. and was ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament, PC(USA) in October, 1999. Laurie is married to Jeff and they have three children: Charlie, Sam, and Abbie. Laurie enjoys her book club, working out and traveling.