“Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.”

~ John 6:35

Mary Cartusciello

Rev. Cartusciello is an ordained United Church of Christ minister who has served many years in church ministry and teaching theology at the University and high school levels. Cartusciello earned her B.A. and M.S. in Biblical Studies/Ministry at Pepperdine University and a M.Div. at Princeton Theological Seminary with emphasis in Pastoral Care and Counseling. Currently, Rev. Cartusciello enjoys being an interfaith Chaplain at a local hospital.


Dan Burchett

A graduate of Global University, Springfield, MO and Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA, began full time ministry in 1981 serving in a variety of ministerial positions for the past 32 years, including four years as a Hospice Chaplain in the South Bay. In 1998 Rev. Burchett began serving Wayfarers Chapel with weddings, memorials, baptisms, and has on occasion led Sunday service.


David C. Brown

M.Div., Lead Chapel Minister, has been serving the Wayfarers Chapel since Ordination in 2006. In 2004 Rev. Brown received the Master of Divinity degree from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. Rev. Brown is an Ordained Minister of the Swedenborgian Church of North America and oversees the Rites and Sacraments of Wayfarers Chapel.


Anna Woofenden

Ordained Minister of the Swedenborgian Church of North America and the founding pastor of Garden Church in San Pedro, California, received a Masters of Divinity from Earlham School of Religion has sixteen years ministerial experience prior to ordination.


Dr. Donald J. Barnes

Rev. Barnes is a graduate of UCLA and San Francisco Theological Seminary. Rev. Barnes retired from St. Peter’s by the Sea Presbyterian Church after 35 years as a Presbyterian minister having served churches in Seattle, Washington and Webster Groves (St. Louis), Missouri as well. Rev. Barnes has been serving Wayfarers for more than 16 years.


Robert Mc Cluskey

B.A., M.A., and a graduate of the Swedenborg School of Religion, was ordained into the Swedenborgian Church of North America in 1984. Rev. McCluskey has pastored Swedenborgian churches in Portland, ME and New York City, and for 17 years served as Swedenborgian representative to the National Council of Churches, with specific attention to the work of social justice and religious freedom.


Theresa Masters

A South Bay native, is an ordained Interfaith minister and a graduate of The Chaplaincy Institute in Berkeley, California. An Associate Clinical Chaplain with the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy, Rev. Masters is an experienced hospice chaplain and grief counselor.

“Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.”

~ John 7:38