Pastor Judith Sanders Dye

Pastor Judith Sanders Dye serves on the Advisory Board of An Olive Branch. She is a United Methodist Clergy (Retired) of Nebraska Annual Conference, and is a trained and experienced mediator/facilitator in basic, church, multicultural (Hispanic/Native American) and community conflict management.

  • Judith advocated for conflict resolution legislation in Nebraska and was the founding chair of the Nebraska Justice Center board of directors, a community conflict management center for 24 counties in northeast Nebraska.
  • She was trained in Family Systems Theory by the Center for Pastoral Studies of the Rockies.
  • Judith is an active participant in a United Methodist Church contemplative covenant community.
  • She authors a weekly column titled “Ponderings.”
  • She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree.
  • Judith is an educator, former farm woman, farm crisis hotline staffer, rural missionary, and a rural and multicultural justice advocate.
  • She has three children, six grandchildren, and two Hispanic sons-in-law.
  • Her avocations include writing, traveling the blue roads, and old movies.
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