Originally published in Compass, February 28, 2013
Brooksville church welcomes new pastor
The Rev. Barbara Brakey has been called as the settled pastor by the West Brooksville Congregational Church UCC. Originally from Connecticut, she and her husband Steve currently live in Bangor. She has spent many years as a Christian Educator and in Youth Ministry, served as dean at many UCC summer camp programs, maintains an active Arts Ministry and therapy dog ministry. Previous to her church work, she taught college for 12 years in Connecticut and currently does adjunct work for Husson University, according to a news release.
A graduate of Bangor Theological Seminary, Brakey holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from Albertus Magnus College, a master’s from Fairfield University in political and corporate communication and an ABD Ph.D. in political science from Fordham University.