Cathy Myers Wirt is in her ninth year as one of the two Regional Ministers of the Oregon Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a position she shares with her husband, Doug Wirt. She has served as a local pastor in two congregations, an interim pastor, a therapist for a pastoral counseling center, and on the staff of two regions as Associate Regional Minister. In addition, she worked for 6 1/2 years for Disciples Home Missions in small group ministries, long range planning, and women clergy support. She holds degrees from Macalester College, Pacific School of Religion, Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Professional Studies, and San Francisco Theological Seminary. For the past 7 years she has edited New Day Magazine. She has one son in college and another in high school.