Pastor Julie is from Glendale, CA and graduated from the University of Southern California with BA's in Journalism and English. She was nurtured in faith in Jesus Christ through Grandview Pres in Glendale Julie attended Fuller Theological Seminary for a Masters of Divinity, graduating from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1989. After 10 years as a substance abuse counselor she entered full-time ministry at Clifton Presbyterian, VA as Associate Pastor in 2001.
In January 2006 she was called as Associate Pastor at Palm Desert Pres. and after 10 years came to St. Andrew Pres as Interim/Head of Staff in 2016. She was called installed as Permanent Head of Staff in June 2018. She has a passion for women's spiritual nurture and understanding our changing culture. She served two terms as a Mentor Pastor, with the "Company of New Pastors" in the PCUSA; she has served as Commissioner to GA in 2018 and was the Vice Moderator of the Social Justice Committee. She has led women's retreats in Southern California and Texas. She is a member of the Presbytery of Riverside and serves on Committee on Ministry. She has a certificate in spiritual direction with the Transforming Center in Chicago.
A resident of Indio for over 15 years, She loves to hike and has completed "The Palm Springs Tram Challenge" four times and ran the El Paseo Turkey Trot 5K, twice!
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