Theology of the City
Mary is a bridge builder, chaplain and educator. As an urbanologist, she regularly leads Los Angeles urban immersions and Downtown LA city walks. Mary loves cities, in particular Los Angeles (L.A.), where she calls home. Mary is the Co-President of Cities Together (a faith based non-profit organization committed to theory-driven and practically rooted training, facilitation and coaching that undergirds leaders with the tools, resources and support needed to lead in their communities). Mary is an adjunct professor with Bakke Graduate University, Fuller Seminary and Azusa Pacific University. Several of Mary’s articles have been published by the Fuller Youth Institute. Mary has served as a law enforcement chaplain since 2001 with two Los Angeles police agencies, is a police chaplain trainer and an ordained pastor (with over 20 years of pastoral experience). She previously worked as the Co-Director of City Net and served as a national board member with Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). She currently is a board member with Central City Community Outreach in Downtown LA/Skid Row.