Meet Pastor Eileen
Pastor Eileen (she/her/hers) grew up attending St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Aurora, IL. She was raised in the Chicago suburbs and lived in Illinois through college.
Pastor Eileen attended Augustana College in the Quad Cities, majoring in Religion with a double minor in Graphic Design and New Testament Greek. Throughout college, she worked as a Youth Director for middle and high school students at South Park Presbyterian Church in Rock Island, IL. Pastor Eileen graduated in 2018 and then married her college sweetheart Ethan Doan. They moved from Illinois to Philadelphia where they both attended United Lutheran Seminary.
While in seminary, Pastor Eileen served as a field education student at St. John’s Lutheran Church in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. She also worked as both an intern and as a senior seminarian at Calvary Lutheran Church in West Chester, PA. She completed her chaplaincy internship training at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, PA. She graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 2022 and shortly after began working at Reformation as a pastoral assistant.
Pastor Eileen currently lives with her spouse Ethan (also a pastor), and their son Luca, who was born in 2022. Pastor Eileen loves holidays, coffee, and the beach and in her free time enjoys watching live theater and experimenting with fun hair colors. She is grateful for the welcoming and affirming community of Reformation and is proud to be part of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Phone Pastor Eileen: 610-891-0600 ext. 108
Pastor Eileen's Latest Blogs
“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for she has looked with favor on the lowly state of her servant…God has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. God has brought down the powerful from their thrones and lifted up the lowly; God has filled the hungry […]
I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. (John 10:10) The fall is when we often talk about abundance. After all, we see abundance all around us at this time of year: an abundance of colors, an abundance of new harvests, an abundance of places where God peeks into our everyday lives. […]
“Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11 Greetings, beloveds! The start of August means summer is coming to a close very soon. Beach bags are traded for backpacks, trips have been taken, and the fun of camps and VBS are now memories. On that note, we want to thank all who helped to […]