Chaplain and Instructor of Religious Studies
329 West 7th Street
+1 (573) 592-5262
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Biography:Rev. Jamie Haskins currently serves as Director of Spiritual Life, Chaplain and Instructor of Religious Studies at Westminster College. She is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She earned her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts in English and Religious Studies, from Stetson University in Deland, Florida and completed her graduate studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tennessee where she graduated with a Master of Divinity in 2009.
While at Vanderbilt, she was involved in a living wagecampaign for Vanderbilt Employees and was co-founder of the Economic Empowerment Coalition, an organization devoted to bridging issues of economic justice with local congregations. She was also co-chair of the Divinity School’s Office of Women’s Concerns.
Following her graduate studies, Jamie was awarded a “Minister in Residence” position through the Transition into Ministry program, funded by the Lilly Endowment for Theological Education. The residency was developed and directed by the Congregational Immersion Project, based out of the Disciples Divinity House at Vanderbilt. As a result of this residency, Jamie served as the Minister of Faith Formation and Social Justice at University Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Seattle, Washington from 2009 to 2011.
Jamie is passionate about cultivating, promoting and sustaining an active life of faith that centers on social justice, inclusion, and radical hospitality. In addition to her campus and church ministries, she has also served as a community organizer and social activist, working with organizations such as Tennesseans Against the Death Penalty, Jobs with Justice, and Interfaith Worker Justice.
Jamie lives with her spouse, Sarah Klaassen, in Columbia, Missouri where Sarah serves as the Pastor of Rock Bridge Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). When not at work, Jamie and Sarah can be found hiking, biking, camping or engaging in other activities that allow them to explore the beautiful back roads of Missouri.