Hesston College announces the appointment of Micah Hurst as campus pastor. Hurst’s work experience reflects a passion for youth and the ministry of young adults. He will join the Hesston community in mid-July.
Hurst is a graduate of Hesston College, earning an associate of arts in Bible with a youth ministry concentration in 2000. He then completed a bachelor of science in camping, recreation and outdoor ministries from Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Va.) and a master’s in church leadership from Eastern Mennonite Seminary.
Since 2015, Hurst has served as Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Adults at Weavers Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Va., as well as a Ministry Affiliate with Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) for the last year. Other experiences include youth pastor work and summer camp ministry staff positions. Hurst also spent four years serving as a youth work coordinator in Tasmania, Australia, and a year serving as a ministry servant and youth ministry consultant with organizations in Sydney, Australia.
Hurst succeeds Todd Lehman, who served Hesston College as campus pastor for 11 years.