Daniel Schlorff's vocational affiliations include memberships in several organization to which he is ethically bound for personal and professional standards. Among these organizations are the following:
Schlorff's academic affiliations include membership in the following:
Schlorff's personal affiliations include membership in and financial support of the following organizations:
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Daniel Schlorff is a seminary-formed religious educator trained in Biblical literature, pastoral ministry, pastoral counseling, church management, nonprofit fundraising, continental and Eastern philosophy, systematic and historical theology, New Testament Greek, church music, and professional ethics; in addition to being certified to address the health/financial/spiritual issues related to senior adulthood.
He holds degrees from Meadville-Lombard Theological School and Olivet Nazarene University, and has been certified through the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. He currently studies at Hartford Seminary.
Schlorff's post-master's studies have included such unique centers of learning as Yale University's Yale Institute of Sacred Music (under Marguerite Brooks, with guest conducting from Dale Warland, Robert Kyr, Aaron Jay Kernis, Masaaki Suzuki and Simon Carrington); Hartford Seminary's Hartford Institute for Religion Research (under the instruction of David Roozen); Clinical Pastoral Education at Stamford (CT) Hospital; an internship at Broadway United Methodist Church (Chicago, IL) under civil rights activist Greg Dell; and the Music Ministry collaborative through Garrett Seminary (Methodist), with units in liturgy and choral literature earned through Seabury-Western (Episcopal) and advanced instruction in vocal performance through Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music.
Also, in preparation for his work as Director of Resource Development for his family's business, he completed twelve graduate business credit hours in management, financial decision-making, globalization and microeconomics.
Schlorff currently works as a hospice chaplain in Fairfield County, Connecticut. In the past, he has served churches in various positions, including as Minister for Children, Youth and Families, Director of Religious Education, Youth Group Coordinator, Assistant Pastor, and Local Minister.
In ministry, Schlorff has blessed same-sex and opposite-sex marriages, and preaches across denominational lines, bringing his message most frequently to churches that are United Church of Christ and United Methodist.
Schlorff has also served as a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside (Sociology and Anthropology) and Carthage College (Religion).