Orders are now being accepted for our 2018-2019 Devotional Book entitled Aging (Living) in Grace, written by Barbara J. West of the Diocese of Mid-America. The author’s profile is shown below. Please use the form at the link below to place your orders. The books are available for a donation of $4.00 per copy. Contributions to help defray the cost of shipping will be appreciated.
In an effort to determine the number of books we will need to print, we are requesting that orders be received by Saturday, June 23, 2018. Orders received after this date will be filled based on availability. The books will be shipped to you by mid-August.
Born a third generation Reformed Episcopalian in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Barbara was raised in Bishop Hoffman Memorial Reformed Episcopal Church in Philadelphia. She is currently a member of Saint Stephen’s Anglican Church (a parish of the Reformed Episcopal Church) in Flowood, Mississippi. Barbara is the Missions Coordinator, the preschool Sunday school teacher and President of the Daughters of the Holy Cross at Saint Stephen’s.
Barbara graduated from Reformed Episcopal Seminary with the Master’s of Divinity Degree in 1976 and subsequently served as Director of Four Brooks Bible Conference in Pipersville, PA. A co-founder of Mustard Seed Farm, a camping program for children and adults with special needs, she served in that ministry for thirty-two years. She currently volunteers with Joni and Friends Mississippi and The Mustard Seed, a Christian program for adults with developmental disabilities. Barbara is a member of The Board of Foreign Missions of the Reformed Episcopal Church.
Her advanced secular training began at Temple University, in Philadelphia, where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education. She earned a Master of Arts in Human Development and a Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology from Lehigh University. In her career, since the mid-eighties, Dr. West devoted herself to working with adults and children with developmental disabilities as a consultant to school districts and as clinical director to residential, school and vocational programs. A particular area of interest is Autism. She is currently retired.