Meck Groot has worked for many years at the intersection of faith and social change. She brings to her current role a wealth of gifts in both administration and program design and delivery. As Director of Operations for the New England Region, Meck works with the administrative team to ensure that regional programs and services are delivered effectively and successfully. As Justice Ministries Lead for the region, she inspires, supports and equips congregational leaders to engage in vital justice ministries in their congregations.
Prior to joining staff at Mass Bay and Clara Barton Districts, Meck acted as Co-Director for the Women’s Theological Center where she worked with a multiracial and multicultural team of staff and partners to bring spiritual leadership understandings and practices to individuals and organizations working for social change.
She is a graduate of the Episcopal Divinity School where she earned a Master’s in Theology concentrating on feminist liberation theology and ethics. She currently serves as a member of the board of Community Change, a Boston-based organization working for racial justice.
One of her favorite quotes is from Dr. King, “Love is the willingness to go to any length to restore community.” She and other regional colleagues maintain Be the Love, a website and blog to inspire living and building Beloved Community.