Donna Schaper

Senior Minister, Judson Memorial Church,

Donna Schaper is Senior Minister of Judson Memorial Church in New York City.
She is the author of 29 books, most recently Grass Roots Gardening: Rituals to Sustain Activists from Nation/Perseus books. A new pamphlet is available from the United Church of Christ called "Twenty Ways to keep Sabbath." She also writes daily devotionals on the United Church of Christ WebSite,

Her current project at Judson Memorial Church is the New Sanctuary Movement, a place where immigrants about to be detained or deported can be sheltered. She also works on "Bailout", giving human beings a hand in a hard time. Bailout Theater meets every Wednesday at Judson with a free meal and great entertainment.

She runs a small consulting service for congregations and non profits called Bricks Without Straw which teaches fund raising, conflict management and how to do a lot with a little.

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