Rev. Dean J. Seal has a Master’s degree in interfaith dialogue through the Performing Arts. (Also a Master of Divinity; master comes from the german Meister, which means Teacher). He is ordained to that mission in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He is a produced playwright, and has written for A Prairie Home Companion.
Seal is founder Spirit in the House, and Forgiveness 360 non-profit that produced television, videos, and over 100 productions of theater and storytelling for 6 years. Before that he was in showbiz; he produced the MN Fringe Festival for 4 years, managed the Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater for 2 years, was in Mr. Elk and Mr Seal on the Comedy Channel, the Prairie Home Companion, MTV, and elsewhere. He has been at Shepherd of the Hill since 2014.