RACHEL'S VINEYARD OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA
Monsignor John Cusack - Retired United States Air Force Catholic Chaplain, and Board member of Rachel's Vineyard Retreat Ministries of Tucson and Southern Arizona - has also served on this team from the beginning. He is known for his sermons. He is a good Confessor with an incredible love and compassion for everyone. He is our anchor and we are very blessed to have him on the weekend retreats.
Judy Barnett, President of the Board of Directors - Although Judy is now hidden from the view of the Retreatants, her participation, wisdom and behind the scenes help is still a driving force for the continuation of this ministry. Judy and Reachout Women's Center collaborate for the continued healing of Post Abortive Men and Women by offering a Bible Study entitled "Forgiven and Set Free", twice a year.
Teresa Small, Executive Director- She has answered God’s call to serve in this healing ministry and is eagerly hitting the ground running to do whatever she can to help facilitate the healing journey for all participants.
Barb - Adoration Coordinator - Barb has devoted her time and talents to making sure that Jesus, in the Blessed Sacrament, is kept company during the retreat. We totally depend on our Lord's help throughout the weekend. Barb is loving, kind, funny and her love of the Lord is contagious. We are very grateful that she has chosen to help us.
Mark and Moira - Team members extraordinaire! Mark and Moira have generously given of their time and talents for this ministry since the second retreat we put on. Mark joined us shortly after. Each one has taken this ministry to heart and single handedly, well almost, take charge of all the retreat materials for every retreat.
Gloria- is one of our behind the scenes heroes. She makes sure that all retreat materials are printed and organized for our use on the retreats. She is a true servant and helps wherever needed. She also holds the "Forgiven and Set Free Bible Studies in Sierra Vista, AZ.
Martha - keeps us well fed and is a powerful prayer partner. Her strong faith and great love for God is poured out upon all who come in her path, just by her mere presence.
Jodi, Camille and Sonia- take turns to serve as counselors for our weekend retreats. They are loving, prayerful and gifted in the fine art of listening. They each provide guidance and the use of their individual gifts in which our participants feel safe, comforted and well supported throughout the weekend.
Paula - strong, loving, compassionate, jack of all trades. She is new to our team and does not shy away from taking charge of any task that is given to her.
Genevieve -brings the love of the Holy Spirit and the breath of love to our ministry. Her gentle love for each participant is embraced by each one on the weekend retreats.
Wendy - also behind the scenes provide the delicious cakes for the reception following the Memorial.
Alice - donates her time, talent and treasure to make beautiful prayer shawls for our participants.
Lori - Prayer Coordinator, Lori is a gentle soul with great compassion, courage and ability to arrange for prayer partners for each participant. She contributes her time and talents for any task asked of her. God has blessed us greatly by giving her to us.