Rev. Darlene Marie Hutto is the Director of Experience Design for the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE), Atlanta, GA. In her role at FTE, she directs, facilitates, and designs programmatic initiatives, accompanies and builds capacity in denominational and organizational leaders, journeys with undergraduate and graduate students in discernment, and directs FTE’s Vocational Discernment work with the next generation of leaders who desire to serve the church and make a difference in the world.
She is a native of Charlotte, NC. Rev. Hutto was ordained as an Itinerate Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 2005 and has served as an Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Campus Minister. Rev. Hutto’s life’s work is born from her passion for personal, communal, and organizational transformation. She seeks to celebrate the gifts, knowledge, and experiences of all creation in God’s Kin-dom.
She earned a BA degree in Religion and Philosophy from Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, OH (2000) and a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, GA (2007), where she is also currently enrolled and near the completion of the Doctor of Ministry degree (Church Leadership and Community Witness) Emory University.
Rev. Hutto served on the Board of The Academy of Young Preachers and serves on Spelman’s Sisters Chapel Advisory Council, The Youth Theological Initiative, and YTI IMPACT Advisory Board. Most recently, Rev. Hutto was nominated and slated to be inducted into the 37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. College of Ministers and Laity Board of Preachers.
In my role with the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE), I create spiritually formative experiences for young leaders aged eighteen to thirty. Our gatherings create the conditions for participants Continue Reading