MaryAnn McKibben Dana

The Rev. MaryAnn McKibben Dana is a writer, free-range pastor, speaker, and coach living in Reston, Virginia. She is author of God, Improv, and the Art of Living, and 2012’s Sabbath in the Suburbs. She coaches individuals and groups and leads retreats and conferences throughout the denomination. She served as co-chair for two years of NEXT Church, a movement within the Presbyterian Church (USA) that seeks to call forth vital ministry for our changing cultural context, and oversees the NEXT Steps Coaching initiative. Read more about her coaching practice at