The Rev. Dr. Patricia Brown is the DIrector of Spiritworks.  Tricia has lived and worked in NYC with a global mission board and in Harrisburg and Orlando as a resource person in spiritual formation for faith communities. In Seattle she was Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation and Direction. She presently works as the Bereavement Services Manager for VITAS Hospice, Pittsburgh. Tricia lives in Forest Hills, Pittsburgh, PA with her operating room nurse husband, Dale Bauman. She has two sons; Christian with wife Sara and granddaughter Lucia live in Brooklyn and Stephen with wife Anna live in California.  


Tricia is an ordained clergywoman in the United Methodist Church. She brings dynamic teachings and leads spiritual studies based upon her writings. She is the author of ten books that cover a variety of topics on spirituality, prayer and meditation, spiritual gifts and women's spirituality.

Most in Forest Hills know her from her yoga and meditation classes. Tricia facilitates spiritual retreats, workshops, and seminars. She frequently serves as an officiate at weddings and vow renewals, as well as funerals and memorial services in the community.

 Contact Tricia at pdbrown@spiritworks.org or 412-999-1912.