Meet Your Hosts

Rev. Jessica Shine is the Community Minister for The Chaplaincy Institute’s Interfaith Community, based in Berkeley, CA. Jessica is a certified chaplain, ordained minister, and thought leader and was ordained to ministry by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Her experience encompasses Clinical Pastoral Education, POST certified police chaplaincy, pastoral ministry at the local church, various international missions, small groups, and classroom education. Jessica loves the outdoors, music, food, and conversation… and food.


David Greenson grew up in Oakland, California, before it was hip, and then spent twenty-seven years in New York City, many of them living in an intentional community and working as a grassroots political organizer. He now lives in Asheville, North Carolina, in spite of his disinterest in beer, dogs, and hiking. He is studying to be an interfaith chaplain, and writes every day, although he’s not sure yet why.


Andy Chirch is a Writer, Podcaster, Interfaith speaker, and Activist at Prolificate.com. Curating & amplifying voices that illuminate the world.