Barb has spent a career companioning organizations and individuals through ordinary, difficult and joyous moments and milestones. Having served as a pastor for almost 30 years, Barb brings a commitment to creating safe, warm and welcoming spaces where staff, volunteers, program participants and community members can feel seen, heard, valued and accepted. She has
also trained in Spiritual Direction, Healing Circles and Forest Therapy Guiding. Barb is energized by spending time in nature, in solitude, and with family and friends. She enjoys photography, camping and great jokes!


“Like most of us, my family has been and continues to be intimately affected by cancer. My connection to the Abbey Retreat Centre has enriched my life.”

Your donation is DOUBLED for the month December!

All donations up to a total $25,000 will be matched by a generous donor!