Maria Wilson brings to Gracebridge Alliance over 30 years’ experience in Christian ministry and leadership. She has served as a lay counselor for 15 years and has trained other leaders in church and parachurch and non-profit organizations. Drawing from her own most challenging ministry experiences, she now considers it a great privilege to journey with other vocational ministry leaders into their stories of redemption, healing and wholeness. Her passion for serving has taken her beyond the borders of the United States to Tajikistan, India and Guatemala, where she focused on providing spiritual refreshment to missionaries, non-profits, churches and those they serve. Along the way, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a Masters of Arts in Counseling Ministries and has furthered her training by attending the Allender Center Lay Counseling Certificate Program and the Gottman Institute Marriage Seminar. Maria has been a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors since 2002. She and her husband Don, who helped develop the vision for Gracebridge Alliance, have three adult children and one grandchild.