Amena and Mayra Macedo Nolan talk about calling and what it means to serve in and with community. Mayra shares her journey of how she lives out communal pastoring, how pastoring connects to justice, and why it’s important for our calling to have connection in our local community. To connect with Mayra and find out more about Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), check out https://ccda.org/.
Mayra Macedo-Nolan was born in East Los Angeles and currently serves on pastoral staff of Lake Avenue Church, a large congregation that has been at the same location for nearly 120 years. She is passionate about the roles of the church and community in mutual transformation, community development, and the supporting women and minorities in white Christian institutions. She serves on various local and national boards and is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). She is married to Chris and they have four children ranging in age from 6 to 28. Besides Jesus, Mayra loves her community, the challenging and sacred call of pastoring while pursuing justice....and....shoes.