Jill L. Manton
AboutJill Manton is well known for her ministry of spiritual
formation in theological education and for her ecumenical leadership in the development of formation programs for spiritual directors. She was the founding director of the WellSpring Ecumenical Spirituality Centre in Ashburton, Victoria and has extensive pastoral experience through her parish ministry within the Baptist tradition. In retirement, Jill remains in active ministry as a retreat leader, spiritual director, supervisor of spiritual directors and teacher. She is deeply committed to human and environmental rights through a variety of associations and to interfaith understanding through dialogue and friendship. Jill is the mother of three adult children and has four grandchildren. She enjoys living on the Mornington Peninsula near the sea.