Sabbath Time Ministries

Rev. Daniel T. Moser is co-founder of Sabbath Time Ministries, an organization dedicated to the recovery of sabbath keeping as a counter cultural movement. Sabbath time ministries offers retreats and resources to pastors, churches, and corporations interested in exploring what the Fourth Commandment calls us to be about in the 21st century.

Daniel holds graduate degrees from the Divinity School of the University of Chicago and Princeton Theological Seminary. He has pastored family, pastoral, and program size churches in Pennsylvania for over thirty years. He became passionate about Sabbath keeping while pursuing studies as a Communitas Scholar at Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan .

After 38 years in parish ministry, Daniel's current ministry involves retreat leading, teaching, spiritual direction, and writing. Daniel serves as the Director of Worship and Religious Life at the Bay View Association, a Chautauqua in Bay View, Michigan. He also serves as the Minister of Spiritual Nurture at Pleasantville United Church of Christ in Chalfont, Pennsylvania

The Rev. Dr. Hilary J. Barrett is co-founder of Sabbath Time Ministries, together with Rev. Moser.

Hilary grew up in Berkeley, California where she developed an enduring love for the place where mountains and ocean meet.  Her lifelong love for story found expression in an undergraduate degree in World and Comparative Literature.  She holds graduate degrees from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities (M. Div.) and Pacific School of Religion (D. Min).  Her Doctor of Ministry thesis was entitled, “Telling Stories: Narrative Approaches to Congregational Studies.”

For the past  25 years Hilary has served in settled pastorates and interim settings in Pennsylvania.

She currently serves as Senior Pastor of Pleasantville United Church of Christ in Chalfont, Pennsylvania .

Daniel and Hilary can be contacted at

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