MEET YOUR LEADERs
Mary Kay DuChene
B. S., MA.
Creator of the SHAPE program, Mary Kay has a long career in leadership coaching and consulting
in the corporate world. Called to devote her work to the church, in 2010 she brought that expertise
to clergy through the SHAPE program. Today, in addition to facilitating leadership development
experiences, Mary Kay serves clergy and staff teams doing one-to-one and group leadership
development, team building, strategic planning, and organizational development consulting. Mary
Kay is also an assistant to the Bishop in the Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA, and has an
MA from Luther Seminary. She has also served a large Lutheran Church in Minnesota.
Rev. Mary Davis
An ordained Episcopal priest, Mary is Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Chatham, NJ. Since
arriving in 2011, membership has doubled and the first successful capital campaign in 20 years was
recently completed. Mary has a BA in political science from The University of the South (Sewanee, TN)
and an MA in Education from Columbia University's Teacher's College. Married for 28 years, her call to
ministry surfaced while raising 3 boys, two of whom are on the autistic spectrum. Mary attended Drew
Theological School where she received the award for preaching and traveled to the monastery in
Taize, France, a trip that dramatically impacted her spiritual life. She currently serves on the Board of
Crossroads and with Newark Shared Ministries.