Jim Krisher

Jim Krisher, executive director

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Jim is the founder and director of the Spiritual Renewal Center. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Religion from Syracuse University and master’s degree in Theology from Boston College. Jim also has pursued further graduate studies in Christian spirituality and spiritual direction at Creighton University.

He has written numerous published articles in his area of expertise, and is the author of Spiritual Surrender: Yielding Yourself to a Loving God and The Ongoing Work of Jesus: His Mission in our Lives.

Jim is an adjunct faculty member in the Religious Studies department at LeMoyne College, where he teaches courses in New Testament and Christian spirituality. He is married and the father of four children.


Michael DePew, administrative assistant
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Michael DePew serves as administrative assistant to the director of the Spiritual Renewal Center. He brings a wealth of administrative, financial, and management experience from his 37 years of work in the publishing industry. Michael has a bachelor and masters degree in social work from Syracuse University.



Meg Castellini, videographer/media specialist
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Meg serves as videographer/media specialist for the Center. She brings her communication experience from St. Augustine’s church in Baldwinsville. Meg is passionate about the mission of the Center, has a master’s degree in pastoral theology and is a trained spiritual director.