Reverend Jeannine Oakes Daugherty is a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA). She was ordained in 2015 while serving as a Chaplain and Clinical Therapist on a crisis community mental health team in Chicago, Il. Prior to ordained ministry, Jeannine served as Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry at St Luke’s ELCA in Park Ridge, Il, Pastoral Resident at Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia, PA, and Pastoral Intern at Flossmoor Community Church in Flossmoor, IL. Prior to joining us at Covenant she has served in the role of Director of Children’s Ministry at the Presbyterian Church of Barrington, Il.
Jeannine grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Arts in Film, Photography, and Electronic Media from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001. She attended Yale Divinity School through the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale where she received a Master of Divinity and Certificate in Liturgical Studies in 2008 and was awarded the Director’s Prize. While completing requirements for ordination in the PC(USA), Jeannine received a Master of Arts in Urban Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.
Jeannine has a passion for liturgical arts, Christian education, and social justice. She is a Sacred Harp singer and has made a humble attempt to learn to play the bagpipes. Jeannine is married to Denise Oakes Daugherty, and together they have triplet daughters Riley, Logan, and Addison.