Molly Carlson (Conference Minister, Class of 2023) is currently the Conference Minister for the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ. Ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Molly has held Ordained Ministerial Partner Standing since 2013. She has served in ministry in community, local church, middle judicatory and national settings. Molly’s ministry has taken her to Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Indiana, California, South Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee and Illinois. Molly is married to Michael, a professional church musician, and they have two children.