abby is a natural leader and a thoughtful teacher, and is a pioneer in the field of eco-theology. She is primarily interested in the intersection of religion, theology, ecology and creativity. She seeks to use creativity and humor to bridge communities together, having hard conversations over coffee, while painting, and during a walk with another person.
She finds that a good book or a long run nurtures her soul and makes her come alive, allowing her to re-connect and re-vision herself. She regularly posts #crayonprayers and #earthprayers on Instgram (@featheology), irregularly blogs at www.featheology.org, and consistently posts about anti-racism, climate change activism, and her cats on
She’s the current moderator of Fossil Free PCUSA, a grassroots community organizing group for divestment from fossil fuels in the Presbyterian Church (USA), in which she is an ordained minister.
She has completed a Master of Theology and a Master of Divinity at McCormick Theological Seminary, and earned a BA in Religion and Sociology from Illinois Wesleyan University. She’s currently working on a PhD in Religion and Society at Drew University, with a focus on trauma, ecofeminist theology and climate change.
She thinks you are beautiful.