Sister Jessica Zimmerle is the Program & Outreach Director of Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light. She provides strategic guidance to religious communities working toward environmental justice and organizes people of faith to advocate for justice-oriented policies on climate change, fossil fuels, chemical safety, salmon/orca recovery, and more.
Sr. Jessica has a Masters of Arts from Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Pacific Lutheran University. She is approved for ordination as a Minister of Word and Service in the ELCA Lutheran Church and is an invested sister in the Deaconess Community of the ELCA. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys crafting, playing board games, and spending time in creation!