Arlene has served in ministry for over 30 years, first with a parachurch ministry, and then as a church consultant and pastor. She has a passion to see people healed so that they can know God more deeply and become and do all that he has purposed for them. Out of this passion and love for others, she mentors, teaches and prays. Arlene holds a BA in Sociology from UC Berkeley; an MA in Education from UC Davis; and, an MDiv (Christian Formation and Discipleship) and DMin (ecclesiology and leadership development) from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is also certified as a spiritual director.
Barbara’s gifting and experience are in discernment and prayer. Her passion is to see individuals set free from the things that keep them in bondage and to train them to use their God-given power and authority. She is an Associate with Aslan’s Place and has had extensive training in prayer ministry. Barb also has considerable cross-cultural experience; she worked for World Vision International for 16 years in over 12 different countries. She holds a BS degree in Biological Sciences from San Jose State University, an MA in Non-Profit Organizational Management from the University of San Francisco, and a certificate in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute.
Jill’s diverse ministry experiences, along with her extensive prayer ministry training, make her uniquely suited to coordinate ArborSpring’s prayer teams and our various events. She has helped to facilitate numerous conferences and retreats focused on spiritual disciplines such as hospitality, listening prayer, silence, solitude, and Lectio Divina, and has been involved in a variety of small group ministries. She has also offered 15 years of volunteer service in the local community. Jill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from California State University, Los Angeles.
Anna’s compassionate heart, quick mind, and facility with numbers make her an asset to the ArborSpring staff and ministry. Anna has used her gifts in ministry in a variety of capacities, including as a Sunday school teacher, small group facilitator, and core group member of various married couples and women’s discipleship ministries. Her heart is drawn to ministries where lives are forever changed as people encounter Jesus and his truth. Anna graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She also holds an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy.