Martha Martin

Sessional Instructor

Contact Me

Phone: 902-440-2687

Atlantic School of Theology
660 Francklyn Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 3B5


  • Interim Ministry Network; Fundamentals of Interim Ministry (2016)
  • The Atlantic Jubilee Program in Spiritual Deepening and Spiritual Guidance, (2007-09); Tatamagouche Centre
  • Diploma, Centre for Christian Studies, Toronto, Ontario (1998)
    (Commissioned to Diaconal Ministry in the United Church of Canada (1999)
  • B.A. (Saint Mary's University)

Courses taught

(Certificate in Adult Education and Certificate in Youth Ministry)

  • Introduction to Youth Ministry (online);
  • Introduction to Christian Theology (online)

Current projects

The Reconciliation Journey – since 2012 organizes and co-leads pilgrimages to the Corrymeela Peace and Reconciliation Centre (Ireland’s oldest Peace Centre) to learn about peacemaking in a faith-based Christian context and to consider how to live out the learnings in our home contexts.

Representative publications

  • These Days (Presbyterian Publishing Corporation) July, August, September 2018
  • Parables, Prayers and Promises, Lenten Study Book, United Church of Canada Publishing, 2017
  • Mandate Magazine, Bible Study; United Church of Canada, February 2017
  • The Corrymeela Diaries, (blog); 2011-present

Previous positions

  • Intentional Interim Minister, St. John’s United Church (August 2015-June 2018)
  • United Church Chaplain and Coordinator, Dalhousie Multifaith Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS (part-time); (2010-2015; 2003-2006)
  • Minister of Education and Care, St. Andrew’s United Church, Halifaxx (2006-2013)
  • Coordinator, Family & Youth Ministries, St. John’s United Church (1996-2003; 2006-2009)
  • Coordinator for Congregational Life, Tatamagouche Centre (2005-2006)
  • Ecumenical Chaplain, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, N.S.(1995-2006)
  • Chaplain, In Ministry Program for Ordination, 2002-2005 Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, NS