Jeffrey D. Braun, ’04 M.Div.

Jeffrey D. Braun is senior pastor of Winnetka Congregational Church in Illinois. Prior to that he serves as senior minister of First Congregational Church of Cheshire, CT (2009-2015) and as associate minister at The First Church of Christ, Congregational, in Redding, CT (2004-2009). Before his tenure in Redding, Braun interned at First Church Congregational in Fairfield.  His pastoral training includes a 2002 chaplaincy/clinical pastoral care program at Norwalk Hospital.  From 1991 through 2001, he worked in corporate advertising and marketing, serving such clients as Procter & Gamble, AT&T, and Johnson & Johnson.  He is a recipient of YDS’s Henry Hallam Tweedy Prize.  Since graduating, he has helped teach the “Introduction to Pastoral Care” course as an adjunct member of the Divinity faculty.