About

IMG_0004Church Planter.
Progressive/Emerging Christian.
Life-long Swedenborgian.
Social Justice Advocate.
Writer.
Adventurer.
Gardener.
Artist.
Member of the human race.
Child of God.

Rev. Anna Woofenden is the founding pastor of the Garden Church in San Pedro California. She received her Masters of Divinity from Earlham School of Religion, a Certificate of Swedenborgian Studies from the Swedenborgian House of Studies, and is an ordained minister in the Swedenborgian Church of North America. She has sixteen years of ministry experience both on a denominational and local level prior to following her call to ordained ministry. Anna has a passion for spirituality, justice, beauty, compassion, and community, and is driven by a calling to re-imagine church.

Anna grew up in the San Juan Islands in Washington State, has lived around the country and traveled throughout the world, and is always glad to come back to the Pacific Ocean. She enjoys nature, gardening, art, children, writing, community, singing, laughter, and a good cup of Chai.