Gloria Roach-Thomas

Adjunct Teaching Specialist (2003-2016), Program of Mortuary Science

Gloria Roach-Thomas

Contact Info

Adjunct Teaching Specialist (2003-2016), Program of Mortuary Science

MA, Winthrop University, Rock Hill (Education), 1976

BS, Winthrop University, Rock Hill (Education), 1973

MA, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities (Divinity), 1998



  • African American Religion and Theology
  • American Religious Thought
  • Care for Individuals and Families in Crisis
  • Christian Theology and Ethics
  • Christian Theology and Modern Culture
  • Cross-Cultural Pastoral Care
  • Cultural Differences Around Death and Dying
  • Liturgy and Worship
  • Living in a Multi-Cultural World
  • Matters of Violence and Justice
  • Oral Communication / Public Speaking and Preaching
  • Womanist Thought

Professional Associations

  • Lead Pastor, Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church (2003 - present)
  • Board of Trustees for Hamline University, St. Paul, MN (as of July, 2003)
  • Board Member of Lyngblomsten Services, Inc. (2001 - )
  • Board Member of Family Place, Inc. (2000 - )


Board Certifications

  • Elders Orders, United Methodist Church, Minnesota Annual Conference, 2000
  • Deacon Orders, 1995