While searching for meaning and purpose in our lives, we can get turned around and shaken. Sometimes change comes slowly and other times all at once. How do we nurture our souls so that we are ready to fully embrace our life’s calling in all these moments?
Joan Javier-Duval is a Candidate for Ministerial Fellowship with the Unitarian Universalist Association and a recent graduate of Yale Divinity School and she is our new Intern Minister. Prior to beginning her seminary studies, Joan had worked as an organizer and leadership development trainer in states across the country including Colorado, New Mexico, Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Virginia, and Washington, DC. In DC, she was an active member of All Souls Church, Unitarian where she served as a Worship Associate and on various committees. Joan is a graduate of Swarthmore College and looks forward to returning to the Philadelphia area. She lives in Princeton, NJ with her husband, Jared, and their cat, Wrigley. Joan originally hails from Chicago and enjoys running and practicing yoga in her free time.