Rev. Dr. Phaedra D. Blocker is a preacher, teacher, singer, spiritual director and retreat leader. Founder and principal of Word&Wisdom, she is dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to move toward wholeness and actualize their potential as agents of change and shalom in the world. She serves as Director of the Center for Care, Formation & Vitality at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University and is Affiliate Professor in Leadership & Formation. Phaedra’s twenty-plus years of pastoral ministry experience includes serving in both large and small congregations and she has more than thirty years of experience in management, community relations, communications and marketing and program and organizational development. She earned a Master of Divinity from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (now Palmer) and a Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Transformation from Northern Theological Seminary and has done clinical training in marriage and family therapy at the Council for Relationships.
Dr. Blocker’s professional affiliations include serving on the boards of the Transforming Center, in Wheaton, IL, which equips leaders to guide their churches and organizations to become spiritually transforming communities; and Grace & Race Ministries, Inc., which provides racial reconciliation ministry, conflict resolution, leadership development and educational opportunities. She is a member of the Steering Committee for the Inter-Seminary Initiative of Interfaith Philadelphia, and a member of Spiritual Directors International.
Events with Phaedra D. Blocker, DMin
November 5, 2022
“He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 What does it mean to “walk humbly with God” as we “do justice and love mercy?” How…