John de Beer

Portrait of John de Beer

John de Beer

John is an experienced parish priest, including 12 years as Rector of a program sized congregation. He has a lifetime of training and consulting in adult faith formation. His commitment to the ministry of the laity has been a constant theme in his own vocation. John has for decades been a key player in pioneering adult formation programs, most notably the Education for Ministry Program at the University of the South where he was on staff for eight years and the open source curriculum KLESIS – Congregations Strengthening the Calling of All Members which Sarah Dylan Breuer and he designed. Currently he is active in the Diocese of Massachusetts programs, including Life Together - a young adult intern program and Making Excellent Disciples - a mentoring program for new clergy.

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