HUNTINGDON - Rebecca Miller Zeek, pastor of Twenty-eighth Street Church of the Brethren, Altoona, has been named to the Juniata College Board of Trustees for a three-year term as church trustee.
Zeek has been pastor of the Altoona church since 2006. Before becoming an ordained Brethren minister, Zeek was a reading specialist in the Hollidaysburg Area School District from 1994 to 2006 and also was a first-grade teacher in the Bellwood-Antis School District from 1987-93.
She earned a bachelor's degree from Juniata in 1986 and a master's degree in education in 1992 from Penn State University. She completed Training in Ministry requirements through the Brethren Academy and is pursing a master's of divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary.
She is chairwoman of the Juniata College-Church Relations Council.
Zeek remains active in her community, serving on the Altoona Area Christian Coalition and the Altoona 6th Ward Area Interfaith Ministries.
She has served as Middle Pennsylvania Church of the Brethren Ministers' Support Coordinator from 2006 to the present. She has been the producer of the play at Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School for two years.
Zeek lives in Duncansville with her husband, Richard. The couple has three children, Jeremiah, Nathan and Abby.