Dierks is the owner of WovenWord Press, a long time hand weaver and painter. She is an ordained priest in the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, works in a parish, as well as being part of a faith community in discernment.
She has a family of four adult children, one daughter and three sons, and five grandchildren who live all over the US and, at times, the world. She is married to Peter, a retired engineer. Her passion is community building and the recognition of the sacred all around us.