Rev. Mary E. Kraus

Reverend Kraus is an ordained United Methodist minister and has served as pastor to congregations in the Baltimore-Washington Conference since 1974. She holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary, Masters in Theology from Boston University School of Theology and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota along with studies abroad in Buenos Aires, Rome and Switzerland.

She was Superintendent of the Baltimore-Washington Conference and retired as Lead Pastor of the Dumbarton United Methodist Church in 2009.  An adjunct professor at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC,  Reverend Kraus taught Pastoral Liturgics and continues to teach Practice in Mission and Ministry at the Seminary.