The Rev. Ann Collins Wasson is a native of Missouri, born in Kansas City. She grew up in Metuchen, New Jersey. A graduate of Lafayette College (Easton, PA) and Princeton Theological Seminary, she was ordained by Missouri Union Presbytery in Nov. 1984 to serve Faith Parish in Bowling Green; she served Providence Concord and Antioch Churches for 6 years. Since 1990, she has served Presbyterian and Lutheran congregations in Bristow, Okmulgee, Chelsea, Hobart, Jenks, Bartlesville and Woodward, OK.
As a Presbyterian leader, Ann has been Moderator of Eastern Oklahoma and Indian Nations Presbyteries and has been a commissioner to the General Assembly.
Her family includes husband Norman, a retired United Methodist minister member of the Oklahoma Annual Conference and a native of Tulsa, OK., their son, Andrew, who lives in Oklahoma City and is the bass player in punk pop band “Life Lessons,” and daughter, Elizabeth who is working on her Masters in Library Science, while pursuing a career in opera.
Ann loves to sing, read, attend sporting events, visit art museums and enjoys theatre. The family has “played together” in several community theatre productions over the years. Norm and Ann are moving to Moberly with a dog, Lucky, and a cat, Manny, and look forward to becoming part of the Moberly community and the ministry of Coates Street Presbyterian Church.