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Katerina Friesen, MDiv

Core Adjunct Faculty

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MDiv in Theological Studies: Peace Studies, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, 2016

Katerina Friesen is a pastor, educator, and gardener who lives on Yokuts land in Fresno, California. Her work and ministry centers around creating Beloved Community reconnected with all creation. She is currently organizing for reparative justice with the Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition.


HTE 574 Decolonization and Discipleship
(On campus: June 14-25, 2021)

  • Managing Editor, Reparative Justice Resources for Anabaptist Congregations, forthcoming 2021; and The Doctrine of Discovery: In the Name of Christ Study Guide and Bible Reflections, 2017. Published through the Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition and available online.
  • “Land, Neoliberalism, and Mennonite/ Maya Interconnections.” Anabaptist Witness. Vol. 7, no. 2 (2020).
  • “When Ducks Come to Church: Worshipping with Wild Church.” Direction. Vol. 49, no. 1 (2020).
  • “Yosemite Laments.” Unsettling the Word: Scriptural Experiments in Decolonization. Edited by Steve Heinrichs. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019.
  • “Sacred Stones.” Anabaptist Witness. Vol. 5, no. 1 (2018).
  • “The Great Commission: Watershed Discipleship or Watershed Conquest?” Watershed Discipleship: Reinhabiting Bioregional Faith and Practice. Edited by Ched Myers. Eugene: Cascade Books (Wipf and Stock), 2016.
  • “Growing at the Margins: Women Doing Farming as Theology,” in All You Need is Love. Edited by Jenny Castro. MC USA, 2016.