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Guest Speaker January 17, 2016

Barbara McBride


God's Unexpected Gift

for the Intercessor


Barbara McBride holds a MS in Computer Science from the University of Arizona and a BA in French from Arizona State University. She retired after a successful career as a Computer Scientist after 24 years Government service having managed projects in the Office of the Chief Engineer at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) and in the Submarine Communications Division at the Naval Ocean Systems Center (now SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific).

Barbara is an active member of her church, Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in San Diego, CA, leader of the prayer ministry and a member of the church choir. She has completed the course in Spiritual Direction offered through OSL and is looking forward to walking with Godís people in a new way.

She has been a member of OSL since 1991, and is currently Southern California Area Director for Region 7 of the Order of St. Luke the Physician (OSL), having served two terms as a member of the North American Board. She is trained as a Stephens Minister. Agnes Sanford was instrumental to her development in healing prayer. She was therefore thrilled to be on the Board of the Agnes Sanford School of Pastoral Care for several years. She has been a speaker and presenter at healing conferences in Okinawa Japan, Canada, California, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and North Carolina.  She is currently the Convener of the San Diego Chapter of OSL which holds annual conferences.  She has chaired the North American OSL Conference twice, in 1998 and 2011, and has presented workshops at additional North American conferences. She has been a contributor to Sharing Magazine and the OSL Going Deeper series. She loves to be where the Lord is and to witness his work among his people.

Barbara and her husband Mike have been involved in Cursillos in Christianity, and Faith Alive - a Christian renewal ministry, and have traveled with Faith Alive as members of teams in California and the Bahamas. She and Mike have taught OSL classes in San Diego for 14 years.

Hobbies:  Golf, photography, travel, hiking, reading and music.

Barbara McBride is available to speak at healing events, and may be contacted by email at barb@oslsandiego.org

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