St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Bringing people to Christ by Caring and Serving
Our  Pastor
Reverend Debra Hebden, MAR, M.Div
            Pastor Debra is an Elder in Full Connection in the United Methodist Church. She was ordained in June 2006 and has served full time in Parish ministry for 10 years.
            Prior to serving in full time ministry, Pastor Debra worked in the Mental Health field for 15 years as a counselor and director in various settings. Her background is in psychology and religion and she seeks to integrate both disciplines in her ministry as a pastor in parish ministry. Additional training includes: Psychoanalysis and Spiritual Direction and Formation.
Ordination : Elder in Full Connection     June 2006
Master of Divinity                                   May 2002    Eastern Seminary, Philadelphia
Master of Arts in Religion                       May 1985     Eastern Seminary, Philadelphia
BA Religion, minor in Spanish                 May 1982     Eastern College, St. David’s
Psychoanalysis Studies     1996-2000      Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis, PA
Spiritual Direction            2010              Oasis Ministry Program for Spiritual Direction, Myerstown, PA