Community Minister, Rev. Sue Matranga-Watson
Rev. Sue Matranga-Watson has been Eastrose’s Community Minister since 2000. Before being ordained as a minister, Sue was active with Eastrose in many capacities: membership, Sunday service, fundraising, and board member including two terms as Board President. Sue received her Masters in Spiritual Traditions & Ethics and Pastoral Care and Ministries from Marylhurst University. Her chaplain training included working at the Portland VA hospital and Providence Medical Center and Hospice.
Sue works with male inmates as a chaplain for the Oregon Department of Corrections in both Wilsonville and Salem prisons. Formerly she has worked as a chaplain for Kaiser medical system in palliative care and general care. She also has worked for several Alzheimer’s care facilities.
In June 2004, Rev. Sue Matranga-Watson supervised Mary Knight, Community Minister, doing her internship at Eastrose.