Rev. Pippa Jones
Pippa Jones is a current resident of Sydney, having moved from her home in New York City to Australia in 2013. She is a graduate of One Spirit Interfaith Seminary (Class of 2012) and is currently deepening her Interfaith studies by embarking on a Theology (Comparative Religions) Degree at the Australian Catholic University, followed by a Master’s in Inter-Religious Dialog.
In addition to her full-time studies, Pippa is a teacher by profession. She specializes in Academic English, including TOEFL and IELTS, with her prime interest bring the Cambridge English Exam Preparation Courses (specifically Cambridge Advanced CAE, First Certificate FCE, and Preliminary English PET).
As an active member of the ministerial team for ‘Interfaith Sydney’, she has regularly led and contributed to the monthly services at Pitt Street Uniting Church. Pippa has also served as Board President on the Executive Committee of Council for Interfaith Communities (Asia Pacific), whose primary aim was to lay the foundations for having Interfaith federally recognized in Australia.
A world traveler, who is profoundly interested in cultures old and new, and a lover of the written word, especially sacred poetry, along with the wisdom of native and aboriginal traditions, Pippa aims to use her knowledge and skills to help build cross-cultural awareness and tolerance, and to become an ambassador of healing, reconciliation and understanding between communities, locally, nationally and internationally.