Rev. Judy Brandon serves as pastor of United Church of Christ Greenawalds in Allentown, one of the partner churches of Family Promise of Lehigh Valley. Judy received her Masters of Divinity degree at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston and then worked several years as a chaplain for hospice and local hospitals in Austin, Texas. She had been the pastor of two churches in rural Iowa and served on the board of the Emergency Food Bank in Marshalltown, Iowa before coming to the Lehigh Valley. In Judy’s first career, she worked as an intensive care nurse in a community hospital in New Hampshire and was active in the mission of her local church, volunteering with several community agencies.
Judy enjoys choral music and is an avid reader. Her passion for cross-cultural, ecumenical, and interfaith relationships finds her excited and feeling at home in the work and mission of Family Promise.