Meet The Pastor

Rev. Anne Robertson

A graduate of the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, Rev. Anne Robertson served United Methodist churches in Florida, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts for 13 years. In 2007 she became the executive director of the Massachusetts Bible Society, the first woman to hold that position in the organization’s 210-year history. On August 1, 2020 she began as the pastor of Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church.

Winner of the Wilbur C. Ziegler Award for Excellence in Preaching, she is the author of four books:  Blowing the Lid Off the God-Box,  God’s Top 10: Blowing the Lid Off the Commandments, and God With Skin On: Finding God’s Love in Human Relationships, all published by Morehouse Publishing and New Vision for an Old Story: Why the Bible Might Not Be the Book You Think It Is, published by Eerdmans Publishing in October, 2018 with a foreword by Will Willimon.  She is also the author of the popular Bible study series, Exploring the Bible: The Dickinson Series, published by the Massachusetts Bible Society, as well as the volumes in our newest series Exploring Justice: The Ten Commandments. 

Born and raised in Hope, RI, Anne will soon be a resident in Winchester, MA. You can find out more about her on her website.

If you would like to know the background of this picture of Rev. Anne Robertson anointing Cardinal Sean O’Malley, please click the link to the Huffington Post article!