Rev. Brian Shivers

Brian Shivers has directed youth ministries at Second Presbyterian Church since 1990, and now serves as the senior staff liaison to the session committee of Spiritual Life. He received his master of divinity degree at Christian Theological Seminary in 2010 and was ordained into ministry of Word and Sacrament in the spring of 2011. He was also called and installed as the Associate Pastor of Youth and College Ministries.

Brian was born and raised in Marion, Indiana, where he attended Marion High School. He played sports and sang in a school choir. Brian met his wife Jennifer during high school at church.

Both Brian and Jennifer attended Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. After considering a math major, Brian received a Bachelor of Arts in Christian education and a certificate in youth ministries. While at Taylor, Brian and Jennifer served as the youth ministers at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Marion. The couple married in December 1987 at College Wesleyan Church, with Brian’s grandfather presiding.

The Shivers live in Washington Township with their wonderful teenage daughter, their chocolate lab, and tuxedo cat. Brian has an older brother and sister, both of whom live in the Indianapolis area.