Teaching Faculty

Erik Samuelson

Erik Samuelson, MDiv, MA, PCC, is a leadership, vocation, transition, and transformation coach who works with individuals, teams, companies, churches, non-profits, and educational institutions. Erik holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation and is trained in community organizing, discernment, and clearness practices. As a former college professor and campus pastor, Erik delights in accompanying young adults (and not-so-young adults) as they discover their calling and live into their vocational potential. He is the founder of “Come Alive Coaching” which offers coaching, workshops, practices, and resources to individuals and communities looking to deepen their impact, renew their organization, navigate transition, and develop leaders. Erik lives in Everett, Washington with his wife, two teenage children, and two poodles.

  • July 8 - July 11
    • Humanities
    • Personal Growth
    • Spirituality


      Holden Village is a community where your questions are valued and encouraged. Most programs led by visiting teaching faculty occur during the summer months. However, Holden also invites faculty to teach sessions for special events and retreats throughout the rest of the year.
      Check out a list of the 2024 Summer Faculty.