Rev. Dr. Nancy Nethercott, IWS Chaplain

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Nethercott

Chaplain, GROW Center Co-Director, & Certificate of Worship Formation Professor

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Nethercott served as a TEAM missionary in Japan for 30 years and currently has her ministry of “Global Training in Spiritual Formation and Biblical Worship” under Faith and Learning International. Besides teaching internationally, Nancy meets with people as a Spiritual Director and Ignataion Prayer Guide and teaches ESL and Japanese classes near her home in Indianapolis, Indiana. Nancy is an ordained priest in the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) in the diocese of Churches for the Sake of Others (C4SO) and licensed as a priest in the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes.

Nancy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Intellectual History from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, a Master of Arts in TESOL and Linguistics from Wm. Carey International University in Pasadena, California, and a Doctor of Worship Studies (2006) from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. Nancy also holds advanced certificates in Spiritual Formation and Spiritual Direction from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois, and Anglican Formation from Asbury Anglican Studies Institute in Wilmore, Kentucky.

As a part of her role as Co-Director of the IWS GROW Center, Nancy cooks and hosts a meal for the IWS international students each January and June session. Considering 30% of the IWS student body hold non-US passports, the dinner often has 20~30 in attendance.