About J. Barrett Lee

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J. Barrett Lee is an oblate (novice) of St. Gregory’s Abbey, Three Rivers, a Benedictine monastery in the Episcopal Church. He has variously worked as a substance abuse counselor, college professor, and pastor of congregations in New York and Michigan. Barrett currently works in Community Development & Parish Administration at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Battle Creek, Michigan.

He has been interviewed by the Associated Press and featured in Sojourners Magazine, Episcopal Cafe, Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice, Clarion: Journal of Spirituality and Justice, Coming Out ChristianA Good Word, and Baptist News Global.

Barrett currently lives in Kalamazoo with his spouse (a Presbyterian minister) and two kids.

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