Coach · Speaker, WriterDenise Utter is a writer, educator, and speaker who presents on topics of faith and evangelization at national, regional, and diocesan conferences. Her experience at both the parish and diocesan levels shapes her work as a consultant who accompanies church leadership teams in their efforts to create vibrant and engaging faith communities. Denise’s publications include articles for Catechetical Leader, Catechist Magazine, and Take Out: Our Faith on the Go! (OSV); and in online curriculum for Our Sunday Visitor, Center for Ministry Development, and the Archdiocese of Chicago. Denise partners at Strong Catholic Family Faith with other diocesan leaders who have a passion for affirming, empowering and equipping families in their mission to pass on their faith; she coordinates their social media at http://www.facebook.com/strongcatholicfamilyfaith. Denise earned a Masters of Arts in Pastoral Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She and her husband Rob live in Chicago and have three adult children.