Director of Content
Contemplative Spirituality, Spiritual Direction, Youth & Children's Ministry, Liturgy and Music
Deborah Arca joined the Patheos team in the spring of 2009, after a decade of managing the Program in Christian Spirituality at the San Francisco Theological Seminary. During that time, she managed the Program's renowned spiritual direction and spiritual formation programs and continuing education events, as well as the Youth Ministry & Spirituality Project, a Lilly Endowment-funded national research project integrating spiritual practices with youth ministry. Deborah has also been a youth minister, a director of music and theatre programs for children and teens, and a music minister. Deborah belongs to a progressive United Church of Christ church in Englewood, CO. She is also the managing editor of the Progressive Christian Channel and Book Club at Patheos.