Robyn Brown-Hewitt

Instructor, Supervised Ministry Practicum

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

 ‘The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.’ – Muriel Rukeyser

BA (English), Acadia University
MTS, Atlantic School of Theology
MDiv equivalency completed for ordination, Vancouver School of Theology


A creative and compassionate advocate, counselor, mentor and educator with more than 30 years experience of professional leadership within the community of faith and the wider community; an excellent facilitator, writer, storyteller and communicator.

‘Robyn is a profoundly gentle and inviting person whose demeanor is always welcoming and supportive without being saccharine or disingenuous. She brings patience and tenacity, passion for teaching and learning, the pursuit of social justice and the gentle softness of a gifted healer.’

-­‐ Kate Krug, Assistant Professor, Anthropology/Sociology Dept., Cape Breton University

Other current appointments

United Church Campus Minister, Dalhousie University Multifaith Centre

Current area of study

Narrative Therapy – Evanston Family Therapy Centre, Chicago

Courses taught

  • SMP 1000A & B
  • SMP 2-4000A & B

Current projects

Coordinator, Licensed Lay Worship Leaders (Atlantic) program

Representative publications

  • ‘Celebrate God’s Presence: A Book of Services’ The United Church of Canada – Editorial Team
  • Mandate Magazine: ‘Called to Be the Church’ August 2015
  • The Innkeeper, The Magi, John the Baptist

Previous positions

  • Director, Youth Ministry Diploma Program, AST
  • Coordinator, Faith & Spirituality Program, Tatamagouche Centre (UCC)
  • National Program Consultant, Youth & Young Adult Ministries, General Council (UCC)
  • Minister: Wolfville Pastoral Charge, Lunenburg Pastoral Charge, Andover-Kincardine Pastoral Charge, Canadian Memorial United Church (Vancouver)