United Methodist

Annette Flynn is an ICF certified coach, a pastor, and an organization development practitioner, specializing in equipping clergy to lead change. She is an ordained United Methodist Elder and serves Rockwood (TN) UMC. Annette is also faculty with Coaching4Clergy, an ICF coach training company. Prior to her work as an OD consultant, Annette was a pastor in various sized local churches. She was also a member of the Bishop’s Extended Cabinet as the Director of the Wesley Institute (Knoxville, TN), where she led a start-up to deliver a regional continuing education program. She also designed and delivered several of the education events herself. Her crowning achievements were her design, execution and facilitation of the Innovative Leaders Forum, and a regional clergy continuing education event with nationally known speakers. Annette continues to foster life long learning for clergy as part of her work with A Flynn Partnerships. Annette received her Master of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA); and, her Master of Divinity from Duke University’s Divinity School (Durham, NC). Her Bachelor of Arts in Economics is from Hobart & William Smith College (Geneva, NY). Originally from Upstate New York, Annette currently lives in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with her husband. They are the proud parents of two daughters and even prouder grandparents of five grandchildren. Annette loves repurposing old junk into something useful…being a catalyst for uncovering original beauty and purpose.

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