Madison VanVeelen

Coordinator of Pastoral Care

(317) 253-6461 | MVanVeelen@SecondChurch.org

As Coordinator of Pastoral Care, Madison supports our ministers and church leaders in providing care to the congregation in times of joy, illness, and sorrow. She also serves as the staff liaison to the Sages ministry, which offers opportunities for connection, relationship building, learning, and fun to those in our congregation who are 60 years and older.

Madison is a graduate of The Florida State University (Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs) and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity). She was ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament in August 2014. Before serving in her current role, Madison served as a Lake Fellow in Parish Ministry (2014-2016) and the Coordinator of Northside Mission Ministry (2016-2018). While working with Northside, Madison also pastored a Presbyterian church in the Plainfield area.

Madison is married to Eric, a kindergarten teacher at the IPS/Butler University Laboratory School 60. They met in seminary and married in 2014. They are the parents of two children, Prose and Ellison.