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Cathy has 36 years of experience in Christian education, including age level ministry to children, students, families and adults. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies at LIFE Pacific college in 1977 where she met her husband, David. She studied at Eastern Mennonite Seminary (1980) and continued her studies in theology and spiritual formation at the Servant Leadership School, the People’s Seminary, in Washington, DC from 2001-2007. She traveled to five countries in East Africa in 2004 on a learning immersion trip and advocated for the Republic of South Sudan on Capitol Hill. In 2009 she completed training to lead contemplative small groups and retreats at the Shalem Institute. Cathy is a Hatha Integral Yoga instructor (RYT 200) and has studied evidenced-based mindfulness through her yoga training and the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course. She is certified to teach mindful yoga to children and families (Budding Yogis). Cathy is also a Virginia Master Naturalist and integrates contemplation in nature into all arenas of leadership. In 2011 Cathy helped to start Imagine, a Crossroads ministry. Under her leadership that ministry continues to thrive today.