The Naming Project is governed and operated by a team of volunteers who actively minister to youth, run the program, and keep the organization going. They have been working since 2002 to create a program that will meet the needs of youth who are dealing with coming out, sexuality, gender identity, and faith. You can reach all directors by emailing gro.t1500805915cejor1500805915pgnim1500805915aneht1500805915@ffat1500805915s1500805915.
Deacon Ross Murray – Director
Ross holds a BA in Youth & Family Ministry from Augsburg College and a MA in Outreach & Discipleship from Luther Seminary and is a consecrated Deacon in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He has worked with youth and families in rural parishes, camps, multicultural urban congregations, college campuses, and has presented models of youth & family ministry all over the country. Ross is responsible for communication, fundraising, and development of the programs of The Naming Project. Ross is especially interested in helping youth cultivate a holistic identity that includes sexuality and spirituality.
The Rev. Megan Jane Jones – Director
Megan is a child of God currently living in Chicago, IL and serving as pastor of Christ the Mediator Lutheran Church. She is a pastor, a friend, a sister, an aunt, and the owner of two English Springer Spaniels. Megan received her MDiv degree from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, OH and her BA from the University of South Florida. Megan loves to read and to laugh and she is still wondering what she will be like when she grows up.
Greg Fedio – Camp Director
Greg graduated with a Masters of Public Health from the University of Minnesota, where he focused his research on the health behaviors of gay adolescents. He currently resides in Minneapolis with his partner and works in Quality Improvement for a health care organization. He spends his free time running, playing softball, practicing yoga, knitting, following sports, cuddling with his two cats, and waiting for camp week.