Teaching Faculty

Tracy Howe

Rev. Tracy Howe (she/they/womxn) is a songwriter, author, theologian, and activist and uses their creative expression towards solidarity and justice building in a world largely condemning and diminishing of the beauty, interconnections and the vulnerability that come with being human. They are mixed Pinay (Filipino) and European settler living on Tohono O’odham and Pascua Yaqui land in what is now called Tucson, AZ. Tracy was a frontline organizer in Charlottesville, VA the summer of 2017 and continues to be deeply engaged in abolition work, antifascism and organizing locally and nationally. Her songs have been used by faith communities and in movement work globally. Tracy serves as the Team Leader and Minister for Faith Education, Innovation and Formation for the United Church of Christ National Office. She is a contributing author to Building Up a New World, Congregational Organizing for Transformative Impact (Pilgrim Press 2023) and has a forthcoming book, The Songs I Write (Wildhouse, 2025). She is the founder of Restoration Village Arts and pursuing a Ph.D. in Applied Intercultural Arts Research at the University of Arizona. Tracy is raising a teenager and loves walking and snuggling with her three dogs.

  • July 1 - July 4
    • Racial Justice
    • Social Justice


      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.
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