SISTER GRETA RONNINGEN
Sister Greta is an Episcopal priest and a founding member of Community of Divine Love. Originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan, she spent much of her youth in New Mexico. She holds a master’s degree in Spiritual Formation from Claremont School of Theology. She does healing and reconciliation work with inmates in the California State prisons. She was the co-director of Prism Restorative Justice and chaplain in the L.A. County jails for 13 years before relocating with the community to the central coast in 2021. A yoga teacher with over 40 years of experience, she co-founded Yoga Works in 1986. Greta is a writer, public speaker, and retreat leader. She is the author of FREE ON THE INSIDE: Finding God Behind Bars (2016).
BROTHER DENNIS GIBBS
Originally from Nampa, Idaho, Br. Dennis has lived in California since 1981, first in northern California, then in Los Angeles for 30 years before making the move with the community to the central coast in 2021. He was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Church in 2010. Brother Dennis has been involved in prison ministry since 2004. In 2006 he founded Prism Restorative Justice in Los Angeles. He is the editor of THE JOURNEY newsletter that is mailed to individuals in 35 different prison each month. Brother Dennis is a writer, spiritual director, and retreat leader. He is the author of OBLIVION - Grace in Exile With a Monk Behind Bars (2019) and THE GOSPEL LIFE (2021).