My name is Maria Crabtree, and I'm a convert to Orthodox Christianity communing at St. John Chrysostom Russian Orthodox Church (House Springs, Missouri). I previously attended West Virginia Wesleyan College [www.wvwc.edu] for two years where I worked towards a B.A. in Christian Education and Environmental Science and minors in Philosophy and Religion. During my career at Wesleyan I was a Bonner Scholar where I worked for many nonprofit organizations including: American Red Cross, World Vision, Upshur County, WV Parish House under the United Methodist Church, and Academy Primary School in Buckhannon, WV.
I have a wide range of intrests including: event planning, curriculum writing, Tae Kwon Do, and (primarily now) domesticities.
I was born in Sistersville, West Virginia in 1983 and currently live in House Springs, Missouri with my husband Isaac.