The Rev Johanna (Joie) Baker is the Associate for Children and Family ministries at All Saints’. She also works with Young Adult ministries and teaching lower school religion at All Saints’ Day School. Prior to her work at All Saint’s, Pastor Baker served in the church as an interim pastor at 2 Lutheran churches, as an Associate for Redevelopment at a multi-site experimental Episcopal church, and as the Vicar of a small Episcopal church—all in Northwestern Pennsylvania. She has also served on the program staff of several camps for youth and children and as the leader of collaborative youth groups and summer programs in and around the Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Pastor Baker graduated Thiel College and went on to earn a Master of Divinity at Yale University, along with her Diploma in Anglican Studies. A theological & education reviewer with Morehouse publishing, she also continues to explore her love for Christian formation ministries across denominations by editing children’s curriculums several times a year. In addition to church ministries, she has worked in special education for several years and enjoys volunteer work in the world of animal training and rescue. The mother of an active 9-year-old daughter, Emily, Pastor Baker enjoys kayaking, hiking, atving, amateur boxing, and creating fun projects with Emily!