Title: Director of Creative Arts
Susan joined the Plymouth staff in 2006 as the Director of Youth and Children’s Music. She had previously served as the Director of Music at Walnut Hills United Methodist Church in Urbandale, Iowa for nine years.
In November, 2011, Susan received a Certificate in Progressive Youth Theology through the Iowa & Minnesota UCC Conferences. In January, 2012 her title changed to Director of Youth Ministry. Susan oversees the Youth Ministry Program at Plymouth Church as well as hands on musical direction of the Matins Choir (9-12th grade). Beginning fall 2021, Susan Waller will become Director of Creative Arts. She continues to oversee Matins Choir activities and direction.
Susan is also a Spiritual Director with a certificate from the Spirations Institute of Interspiritual Formation. She holds two degrees in vocal performance: a bachelor’s from Simpson College and a master’s from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. She has taught on the Adjunct Music Faculty at Simpson College and the vocal department at the Drake Community School of Music.