Rev. Dr. Joan Anne Delsol Meade is a Methodist Pastor with over three decades of experience. Based in Seghwaert-Noord, Netherlands, she has been in her current post since September. In addition to leading her flock in spiritual teachings and worship, she offers counseling to parishioners and is known for her strong involvement in the community and social services.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences from The University of the West Indies, Mona, Joan went on to complete studies in Ministry and Theology from the United Theological College of the West Indies. In 2007, she earned her PhD in Pastoral Theology from the University of Edinburgh, with a thesis focused on ministry during times of crisis. She was recipient of the UTC Award for Academic Excellence and the Malkou Young Award for Biblical Languages. Most recently, she completed a Master of Arts in Advanced Child Protection from the University of Kent.
Joan is a passionate advocate for children’s rights, and has a proven track record of success in mentoring and youth development. She also is involved with HIV/AIDS outreach and advocacy, as well as women’s rights and protection.
A highly skilled theologian, disciple and counselor, Joan is also skilled at nonprofit management and public speaking. She credits her success to hard work, God’s blessings, and having the ability to help facilitate operations and activity. Outside of her ministerial work, she enjoys gardening, travel, volunteering and reading.
Worldwide Association of Female Professionals Member Rev. Joan Anne Delsol Meade, PhD. can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.