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The Rev. Roger Wolsey

The Rev. Roger Wolsey

Roger Wayne Wolsey is a free spirit who thinks and feels a lot about God and Jesus. He’s a progressive Christian who identifies with people who consider themselves “spiritual, but not religious.” A trumpeter, Roger grew up during the “Minneapolis Sound” era of the 1980s and ‘90s.  These experiences contribute to a musical approach to his theology. Roger studied philosophy and political science, graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, and earned a Master of Divinity degree at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, CO. Roger is an ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church. He has taught Introduction to Religion classes as an adjunct instructor at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA. He has served as a pastor for churches in Minnesota, Iowa and Colorado. He currently serves as the Director of the Wesley Foundation campus ministry at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO. Roger was married for ten years, divorced, and co-parents a delightful child. He loves music, yoga, dancing, rock-climbing, motorcycling, trail running with his dog Kingdom, and hosting house concerts. Roger is also president of the board of directors of the Boulder International Fringe Festival and blogs for Elephant Journal, a magazine for the Buddhist and yoga communities.

Blog Posts by The Rev. Roger Wolsey

Posted by The Rev. Roger Wolsey 2 years 10 weeks ago
It's a sad day in Colorado. Our collective hearts hurt.I didn't want to blog today. Blogging in response to everything that happens in the news can come across as knee-jerk, reactionary, self-serving...
Posted by The Rev. Roger Wolsey 2 years 35 weeks ago
Driscoll appreciates strong males. He respects them.As I understand it, in India where rural people live and work with elephants, they’ve come to learn things about elephant behavior. Like humans,...