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Barbara Anne Roche was American minister, editor. Ordained minister Presbyterian Church, 74. Named Woman of Decade, Graduate Theological Union Women's Center, 1975. Member of National Organization of Women, Association Presbyterian Women Clergy, Presbyterian Writers' Guild, Presbyterian Women (life), Amnesty International.

Background

Roche, Barbara Anne was born on August 28, 1934 in Long Beach, California, United States. Daughter of Claire Peter and Agnes Louise (Elford) Roche.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1956. Certified, United Theological College, Bangalore, India, 1961. Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1960.

Doctor of Ministry, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1984.

Career

Clerk typist Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1956—1957. Director religious education Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Spokane, 1962—1966. Area representative Commission on Ecumenical Mission and Relations, Chicago, 1966—1973.

Director student services Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California, 1973—1976, dean of students, 1976—1984. Editor Concern Magazine and Newsfold, New York City, 1985—1988, Horizons Magazine and Bible Study, Louisville, 1988—1997, retired, 1998. Associate Consultation on Church Union, Princeton, New Jersey, 1973—1980.

Parish associate St. John's Presbyterian Church, Berkeley, 1981—1984. Judge High School journals Associate Church Press, 1998—1999.

Achievements

  • Ordained minister Presbyterian Church, 74.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Dear House, Mission Becomes You, 2000, (journals) Living the Word, 1999—2000, (magazine) Stewardship Part 2, 1998. Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Member of National Organization of Women, Association Presbyterian Women Clergy, Presbyterian Writers' Guild, Presbyterian Women (life), Amnesty International.

Connections

father:
Claire Peter Roche

mother:
Agnes Louise (Elford) Roche