Diane Nelson Ury is National Ambassador for Holiness with The Salvation Army. Originally from Lapeer, Michigan, she attended Asbury College in the early 1980’s, where she met her husband, Dr. Bill Ury.  They married in 1984. Diane earned a B.A. in Sociology from Asbury College in 1983.  Her seminary education began at Asbury Theological Seminary, and she holds a Masters of Arts in Theology from Wesley Biblical Seminary, class of 2008. She is an ordained Elder in the Evangelical Methodist Church and especially loved being pastor to Young Adults.  She taught Basic Bible Doctrine at an on-line academy, and teaches Basic Theology for people in the EMC ordination process.  Diane is a teacher, mentor, and disciple maker. Her deepest commitment is to her family and home.

She and Bill have four grown children, JoAnna, Maddi, Meredith, and Seth – all graduates of Asbury University, two sons in law, Matt and Blake, and two grandsons, Ryland and Griffin. Traveling, reading, and wonder are her favorite pass times.  Diane’s passion is knowing Jesus Christ, and she loves to encourage others to hunger for Him and His Word.