Dr. Ruth A. Fletcher is a consultant and facilitator for Hope Partnership. She is also the past Regional Minister for the Christian Church in Montana. She received her Doctor of Ministry from the School of Theology at Claremont, her Masters of Arts from San Francisco Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington State University.

She is also the author of Take, Break, Receive: The Practice of Discernment in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Teaching Ministry of Elders in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Developing Disciples Youth Leaders, and Teaching Peace: Skills for Living in a Global Society.