Michelle Armster

Michelle E. Armster is the Executive Director for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Central States. Previously, Michelle worked for MCC for 12 years. During her employment, she was the director of Mennonite Conciliation Service (MCS) and co- director for the Office on Justice and Peacebuilding (OJP). In her positions, she provided resourcing, consulting, and training for churches, agencies, and communities on conflict transformation and restorative justice.

Michelle has many years of extensive training and experience in meditation, facilitation, conciliation, restorative justice, arbitration, victim/offender mediation, anti-racism, and alternatives to violence. She has served on various community boards, such as the YWCA, The SpiritHouse Project, Inc., Lancaster Mediation Center, and NAACP. She graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary’s Masters of Divinity program in 2007. For 4 1/2 years, she served as a co-pastor of St. Andrew United Church of Christ in Lancaster, PA. For 2 years, she served as the associate pastor for community outreach at Blossom Hill Mennonite Church in Lancaster, PA. Michelle, presently, resides in Wichita, KS and is active with Wichita Griots, an African American Storytellers organization, and a member of NABS (National Association of Black Storytellers).

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