K. and Mary L. Schilling Professor of Leadership and Economic Life
of the Church
Faculty Officer for Masters Admissions
Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Oblate, Order of St. Benedict
School of Christian Education
ministries of the Church
formation in congregations and religious leaders
generational differences in religious education
and models of teaching
Spiritual Life of the Congregation. (in
of Our Foremothers: Women Changing Religious Education
Westminster/John Knox Press, 1997
Articles and Essays
Design as a Dynamic Companion in Developing Learning Resources.” Teaching Theology and Religion 10 (2007): forthcoming.
Formation for Ordained Ministry: An Ecumenical Approach.” Teaching Theology and Religion 6, no. 4 (October 2003):
Russell’s Hermeneutics of New Creation: The Context for Partnership.”
Pages 91-100 in Memperlengkapi bagi Pelayanan dan Pertumbuhan
(Equipping for Ministry and Growth), edited by Tim Penyusun
Buku dan Redaksi BPK Gunung Mulia. Jakarta: Gunung Mulia, 2002.
the Church Start a Preschool?” Journal for Case Teaching no. 13 (Fall 2002): 32-39.
Bible! The Study Begins: Leader’s Guide. The Kerygma
as of September 2009: www.spiritualtree.org
The Clergy Journal, Christian Education columnist.
Topics for Presentation
Contact Barbara Anne at 651.255.6125.
like to sew, read novels, take long walks, and play golf.
Gifted with friends who share my interests, I enjoy live
theater, classical music concerts, and operas. I am currently
serving on the board of directors of ARC Retreat Community.
And I am always happy to let a restaurant do the cooking.
concerns weave together Christian Education and spiritual
formation. Effective educational ministries equip and empower
children, youth, and adults to encounter God in both personal
and corporate ways. This includes knowing the tradition of
the Church, as well as being open to challenging and transforming
the Church in ways that are faithful and just.”
formation is effective when it awakens persons and communities
of faith to be faithful in their relationships with Jesus
Christ, caring in their relationships with others, and committed
to living lives that are part of God’s transforming
work in the world.”