Jane E. Vennard

John Wesley Iliff Warren Senior Adjunct Lecturer in Spirituality


  • BA, Wellesley College
  • MA, Stanford University
  • MDiv, San Francisco Theological Seminary
  • Training for Professionals, Psychosynthesis Institute
  • Spiritual Director in Private Practice, Denver


Rev. Jane E. Vennard is a semi-retired spiritual director and retreat leader. Ordained to a special ministry of teaching and spiritual direction in the United Church of Christ, she is a nationally respected figure and the author of numerous articles and five books, including the most recent, A Praying Congregation: The Art of Teaching Spiritual Practice.