Workshops for Groups

Arvada Covenant Church 4
At Arvada Covenant Church in suburban Denver, speaking to teens about crossing cultural barriers in Christ. A brave and engaged young audience!

Speaker, Author, Inspirer

These are complicated times. As a woman of color, with nearly 30 years’ experience as a successful published author, speaker, teacher and workshop leader, I’ll lead you and your group to creative, cross-cultural, organizational and personal breakthoughs.

Sharing a faith that lightens our load

Exploring prayer and peace at the All-City Interdenominational Women’s Conference on Peace in Amarillo, TX.


Exploring our common ground in Christ

Making new friends in Texas.
Your writing and speaking are both so refreshing because of your honesty and straightforwardness. I have already received much positive feedback. Pastor Wayne (Coach) Gordon, Chicago

Helping believers bridge our divides

Inspiring believers to connect at the all-city women’s peace conference in Amarillo.

Encouraging brave writers to break new ground 

Teaching “Master the Memoir” at the Writers on the Rock Conference in Colorado.
Teaching essay writing at Princeton Theological Seminary's inaugural Frederick Beuchner Writing Workshop.
Teaching essay writing at Princeton Theological Seminary’s inaugural Frederick Beuchner Writing Workshop.
The event was a resounding success, and your presence and expertise led the way. Brian Allain, Founding Director, Frederick Buechner Center

Leading Journal to the Self® Workshops

I’ve known and respected your work for years and it’s delightful to know you in this new way.Kay Adams, M.A.,L.P.C., Center for Journal Therapy
You spoke to us heart to heart and, for that, I thank you. It was a true gift.Rosean Amaral, Mary of Magdala Community with St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Fort Collins, CO

Writing for Your Magazine or Blog

If you’d like to connect to discuss your magazine or blog’s editorial needs, and how I can help, please reach out on my Contact Page. Learn more about my freelance writing here.

Thanks and talk soon!

Patricia Raybon is an award-winning author of books and essays on mountain-moving faith. A journalist with undergraduate and master’s degrees in journalism respectively from Ohio State University and the University of Colorado at Boulder, she is a Certified Instructor of the Journal to the Self® Workshop, an expressive writing curriculum of the Center for Journal Therapy, and teaches at writing workshops and retreats nationwide.