Rev. Sue brings over 25 years of experience to her work as a minister. She is the Pastor of the Annisquam Village Church in Gloucester, MA.
Following graduation from the University of Vermont in 1985, Sue joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, working at the St. Martin dePorres Shelter in Seattle. In 1987, Sue began working at Seattle University as Volunteer Center Coordinator. In 1989, she was named Staff Member of the Year and was honored to receive a national award for the best new service-learning program in the nation.
Rev. Sue earned her Master of Divinity degree with distinction from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology (Boston College) in 1994. She served as a Roman Catholic Campus Minister at Wellesley College (1994-2000) and Siena College (2000-2002). At Wellesley College, Sue was part of a pioneering interfaith religious and spiritual life program, working with Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Protestant, Unitarian, Muslim, and LGBT colleagues and students.
For eleven years, Rev. Sue served people from various religious and cultural backgrounds as Coordinator of Volunteer Services and Chaplain with Community Hospice of Schenectady, NY. She has conducted over 250 personalized funerals and memorial services and now works with Greely Funeral Home and Campbell Funeral Home in Gloucester, MA.
In June 2011, Rev. Sue was ordained by One Spirit Interfaith. Following graduation, she joined the faculty and has taught on the spiritual care of the dying, healing from religious injury, spiritual approaches to being with conflict, and working with couples on the path to marriage.
She is married to the artist, David Arsenault, who has a gallery of his work at 8 Dock Square in Rockport, MA. Sue and David share their home with their pampered kitty, Chloe.
Rev. Sue Koehler-Arsenault, M.Div.
ph. 978-325-2573 email@example.com
Serving Gloucester and Rockport, MA