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Shandra K. Newcom

Shandra K. Newcom, a minister for Community of Christ, is a member of the Council of Twelve Apostles. She is assigned to the Western USA Field and Spectacular/International Youth Forum.

Prior to her call to the office of apostle, Shandra served as mission center president for the Sierra Pacific and Rocky Mountain Mission Centers.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, USA, she currently lives in California. Shandra earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and religion from Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa. She also received a master’s degree in social work and a Master of Arts in Religion. Shandra is a former board member for HealthEd Connect. 

Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.” Community of Christ International Headquarters is in Independence, Missouri, USA.

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