JEROME W. BERRYMAN is the founder of Godly Play and has a wide experience working with children ages 2-18. Priest, writer, lecturer, and workshop leader, Berryman is Senior Fellow of the Center for the Theology of
Childhood. He is the author of The Complete Guide to Godly Play, Teaching Godly Play, Children and the Theologians, The Spiritual Guidance of Children, and Stories of God at Home.
Cheryl V. Minor is the Director of the Center for the Theology of Childhood, the academic/publishing arm of the Godly Play Foundation. For the past eighteen years she has served as Co-Rector at The Parish of All Saints' Church in Belmont, Massachusetts. With a degree in Music Education from Boston University, an M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Northcentral University in Scottsdale, AZ, her dissertation examined the impact of Godly Play on the spiritual well-being of children. Dr. Minor is also a Godly Play Trainer and has been deeply involved in designing the Godly Play Foundation's training models.
Rosemary Beales is Chaplain to the Lower School at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia. She is a practitioner and trainer in the Godly Play method of religious education with a DMin from Virginia Theological Seminary. The Rev. Beales is a former journalist and currently serves as priest associate at St. Paul's in Alexandria and St. Alban's in Annandale, Virginia.