The Rev. Shannon Preston

Shannon joined the Good Shepherd staff in 2016, which is what brought her to Austin. In her role as the Priest for Spiritual Formation, she supports and nurtures the spiritual wellbeing of the parish, namely helping with contemplative prayer, Christian formation, and wellness ministries. Shannon grew up in Duluth, Minnesota and later studied at the College of Saint Benedict where she earned a BA in Biology. After college, she attended Virginia Theological Seminary and earned her Masters of Divinity (MDiv). In her free time, Shannon enjoys hiking, bicycling, and cooking.