Victoria Davidson is a Methodist pastor and author of "The Road Taken: A Woman's Life In and Out of the Pulpit."

Victoria Davidson is a Methodist pastor and author of "The Road Taken: A Woman's Life In and Out of the Pulpit."

Richard H. Schmidt is a retired Episcopal priest and editor now living in Fairhope, Alabama. His sixth book, "Sages, Saints & Seers: A Breviary of Spiritual Masters," is due out in May, 2015.

Richard H. Schmidt is a retired Episcopal priest and editor now living in Fairhope, Alabama. His sixth book, "Sages, Saints & Seers: A Breviary of Spiritual Masters," is due out in May, 2015.

Pinsi Lei is a celebrity photographer and digital consultant serving fashion and lifestylebrands, as well as high net worth individuals, including Warren Buffet, Kate White and Sheryl Sandberg. Previously she was also a coordinator for TEDX events and New York Fashion Week. Fresh from college, she did social media work for Morning Walk Media.

Pinsi Lei is a celebrity photographer and digital consultant serving fashion and lifestylebrands, as well as high net worth individuals, including Warren Buffet, Kate White and Sheryl Sandberg. Previously she was also a coordinator for TEDX events and New York Fashion Week. Fresh from college, she did social media work for Morning Walk Media.

The Rev. Dr. Alvin O'Neal Jackson a native of Indianola, MS, is Senior Pastor of the Park Avenue Christian Church in New York City and has served in parish ministry for over 40 years in Washington, DC, Memphis, TN, Roanoke, VA and Indianapolis, IN.

The Rev. Dr. Alvin O'Neal Jackson a native of Indianola, MS, is Senior Pastor of the Park Avenue Christian Church in New York City and has served in parish ministry for over 40 years in Washington, DC, Memphis, TN, Roanoke, VA and Indianapolis, IN.

Robert Bly is a poet, author and activist. He served as Minnesota's first Poet Laureate, starting in 2008.   

Robert Bly is a poet, author and activist. He served as Minnesota's first Poet Laureate, starting in 2008. 
 

Roy Oswald is Executive Director of the Center for EQ-HR Skills. Learn about upcoming workshops at www.eqhrcenter.org.

Roy Oswald is Executive Director of the Center for EQ-HR Skills. Learn about upcoming workshops at www.eqhrcenter.org.

The Rev. Scott Petersen is Vice President of the Network of Episcopal Clergy Associations board (NECA) and Priest in Charge at All Saints Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Atlanta.

The Rev. Scott Petersen is Vice President of the Network of Episcopal Clergy Associations board (NECA) and Priest in Charge at All Saints Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Atlanta.

The Rev. Terri C. Pilarski serves as the Rector at Christ Episcopal Church in Dearborn, MI and as the Convenor of the Episcopal Women's Caucus.

The Rev. Terri C. Pilarski serves as the Rector at Christ Episcopal Church in Dearborn, MI and as the Convenor of the Episcopal Women's Caucus.

Lee Marsh is an information technology professional and participant in Irish traditional and folk music.

Lee Marsh is an information technology professional and participant in Irish traditional and folk music.

Lisa Sharon Harper is Sojourners' Senior Director of Mobilizing. She is the author of three books, including Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith, (Zondervan, forthcoming September 2014). www.sojo.net

Lisa Sharon Harper is Sojourners' Senior Director of Mobilizing. She is the author of three books, including Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith, (Zondervan, forthcoming September 2014). www.sojo.net

John Pattison is the co-author of "Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus" and "Besides the Bible: 100 Books That Have, SHould, or Will Create Christian Culture." He lives with his family in Silverton, Oregon.

John Pattison is the co-author of "Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus" and "Besides the Bible: 100 Books That Have, SHould, or Will Create Christian Culture." He lives with his family in Silverton, Oregon.

Hannah Wilder is the mother of Owen and the communications director of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego.

Hannah Wilder is the mother of Owen and the communications director of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego.

Teresa Angle-Young is a United Methodist pastor and certified coach and consultant for pastors and laity. Teresa is offering her new book Un.con.nect.ed: how to engage the un-churched, disconnected, and spiritually indifferent, free to Fresh Day readers. It offers practical advice on how to get more people in your church!

Teresa Angle-Young is a United Methodist pastor and certified coach and consultant for pastors and laity. Teresa is offering her new book Un.con.nect.ed: how to engage the un-churched, disconnected, and spiritually indifferent, free to Fresh Day readers. It offers practical advice on how to get more people in your church!

J. Brent Bill is a congregational consultant, church planting advisor, writer, photographer, and Quaker minister. He is the author of Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality and the forthcoming Finding God in the Verbs: Crafting a Fresh Language of Prayer. His website is brentbill.com

J. Brent Bill is a congregational consultant, church planting advisor, writer, photographer, and Quaker minister. He is the author of Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality and the forthcoming Finding God in the Verbs: Crafting a Fresh Language of Prayer. His website is brentbill.com

C. Christopher Smith is co-author of the new book "Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus," and Senior Editor of The Englewood Review of Books, a quarterly magazine reviewing new books on the themes of community, mission, imagination and reconciliation.

C. Christopher Smith is co-author of the new book "Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus," and Senior Editor of The Englewood Review of Books, a quarterly magazine reviewing new books on the themes of community, mission, imagination and reconciliation.

Suzanne Gorhau is a pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Centerville, IA.

Suzanne Gorhau is a pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Centerville, IA.

John B. Ferguson taught high school English for forty years. Now retired, he lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with his wife Mary.

John B. Ferguson taught high school English for forty years. Now retired, he lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with his wife Mary.

Tim Fleck is an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Maine, and has served parishes in the Dioceses of Indianapolis and Lexington (Kentucky).

Tim Fleck is an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Maine, and has served parishes in the Dioceses of Indianapolis and Lexington (Kentucky).

Jay Emerson Johnson is an Episcopal priest and theologian on the faculty of Pacific School of Religion and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

Jay Emerson Johnson is an Episcopal priest and theologian on the faculty of Pacific School of Religion and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

Lelanda Lee serves on the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. She is an Anti-Racism Trainer and workshop facilitator for Asset Based Community Development. She blogs at www.whatacupoftea.blogspot.com. 

Lelanda Lee serves on the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. She is an Anti-Racism Trainer and workshop facilitator for Asset Based Community Development. She blogs at www.whatacupoftea.blogspot.com. 

William Ehrich just graduated from Binghamton University with summer plans to hike the Appalachian Trail and farm in Southern Vermont. He is the Submissions Editor for Fresh Day Magazine and in his free time loves to play the violin, read, and write poetry.

William Ehrich just graduated from Binghamton University with summer plans to hike the Appalachian Trail and farm in Southern Vermont. He is the Submissions Editor for Fresh Day Magazine and in his free time loves to play the violin, read, and write poetry.

Larry Schug teaches writing at the College of St. Benedict/ St John's University, in Avon, MN.

Larry Schug teaches writing at the College of St. Benedict/ St John's University, in Avon, MN.

Kay Lindahl has been an interfaith activist in numerous settings, locally and globally. She is the founder of The Listening Center and the Alliance for Spiritual Community and co-founder of Women of Spirit and Faith. She served on the board of the North American Interfaith Network. For the past fifteen years she has been teaching and writing about the sacred art of listening. 

Kay Lindahl has been an interfaith activist in numerous settings, locally and globally. She is the founder of The Listening Center and the Alliance for Spiritual Community and co-founder of Women of Spirit and Faith. She served on the board of the North American Interfaith Network. For the past fifteen years she has been teaching and writing about the sacred art of listening. 

Chris Yaw is the rector of St. David's Episcopal Church in Soutfield, Michigan and the founder of ChurchNext, whose mission is to create online learning experiences that form disciples. Check it out at churchnext.tv

Chris Yaw is the rector of St. David's Episcopal Church in Soutfield, Michigan and the founder of ChurchNext, whose mission is to create online learning experiences that form disciples. Check it out at churchnext.tv

A former Jesuit and missionary in Latin America, Mark Bozzuti-Jones currently serves as priest for pastoral care and community at Trinity Episcopal Church, Wall Street, in New York City. For his photo, Mark sent a selfie. He explains: "I take a lot of selfies, never alone...I take selfies in community, especially at church. I am thrilled to see that people want to be included... Selfies remind me that we are all in God's image... We should celebrate how we look together."

A former Jesuit and missionary in Latin America, Mark Bozzuti-Jones currently serves as priest for pastoral care and community at Trinity Episcopal Church, Wall Street, in New York City. For his photo, Mark sent a selfie. He explains: "I take a lot of selfies, never alone...I take selfies in community, especially at church. I am thrilled to see that people want to be included... Selfies remind me that we are all in God's image... We should celebrate how we look together."

Todd Edmondson is the Senior Pastor at First Christian Church in Erwin, Tennessee. He teaches at Milligan College and Emmanuel Christian Seminary in Johnson City in the areas of Humanities, English, and Theology.

Todd Edmondson is the Senior Pastor at First Christian Church in Erwin, Tennessee. He teaches at Milligan College and Emmanuel Christian Seminary in Johnson City in the areas of Humanities, English, and Theology.

Sarah Gaede is an Episcopal priest, Kripalu yoga instructor, and food writer for No'Ala lifestyle magazine. She lives in Florence, AL.  

Sarah Gaede is an Episcopal priest, Kripalu yoga instructor, and food writer for No'Ala lifestyle magazine. She lives in Florence, AL.
 

Jennie Cohen has been editor and publisher of The National Jewish Post & Opinion since 2002: www.jewishpostopinion.com

Jennie Cohen has been editor and publisher of The National Jewish Post & Opinion since 2002: www.jewishpostopinion.com

Samuel Gregory Jones ("Greg") is the rector of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Raleigh, NC.

Samuel Gregory Jones ("Greg") is the rector of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Raleigh, NC.

Donna Lise Dambrot is Canon for Social Outreach for the Diocese of Southeast Florida. President and Executive Director of Episcopal Charities of SE FL

Donna Lise Dambrot is Canon for Social Outreach for the Diocese of Southeast Florida. President and Executive Director of Episcopal Charities of SE FL

Chris Rankin-Williams is rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, in Ross, CA. 

Chris Rankin-Williams is rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, in Ross, CA. 

Michael Piazza is director of congregational vitality for the Center for Progressive Renewal and senior pastor of Virginia-Highland Church, Atlanta.

Michael Piazza is director of congregational vitality for the Center for Progressive Renewal and senior pastor of Virginia-Highland Church, Atlanta.

Winnie Varghese is the rector of St. Mark's in-the-Bowery, an Episcopal church.

Winnie Varghese is the rector of St. Mark's in-the-Bowery, an Episcopal church.

Laurie Garrett-Cobbina is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care & Education, and occupies the Shaw Family Chair for Clinical Pastoral Education at San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Laurie Garrett-Cobbina is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care & Education, and occupies the Shaw Family Chair for Clinical Pastoral Education at San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Robert Nesmith is a lay member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Louisville, KY. He is a retired U.S. Coast Guard officer and a business owner. For four years he wrote a weekly email blog titled "Reflections on Faith & Life," inspired by Tom Ehrich's "On a Journey."

Robert Nesmith is a lay member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Louisville, KY. He is a retired U.S. Coast Guard officer and a business owner. For four years he wrote a weekly email blog titled "Reflections on Faith & Life," inspired by Tom Ehrich's "On a Journey."

Elizabeth Drescher, author of the upcoming book "Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America's None," and teacher of religion at Santa Clara University. 

Elizabeth Drescher, author of the upcoming book "Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America's None," and teacher of religion at Santa Clara University. 

The Rev. Sherod E. Mallow, D. Min. is Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

The Rev. Sherod E. Mallow, D. Min. is Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Tom Gibbs lives and writes in rural Kentucky. His book, "The Water Gospel: A Long Poem," was published in 2011 by Tekton Press. His work has appeared in America, Atlanta Review, Clio's Psyche, Concho River Review, Crossroads: A Southern Culture Annual and other magazines and journals.

Tom Gibbs lives and writes in rural Kentucky. His book, "The Water Gospel: A Long Poem," was published in 2011 by Tekton Press. His work has appeared in America, Atlanta Review, Clio's Psyche, Concho River Review, Crossroads: A Southern Culture Annual and other magazines and journals.

Christine Berghoef is the author of a spiritual memoir entitled, "Cracking the Pot: Releasing God from the Theologies that Bind Him." In addition to parenting four children, she and her husband, Bryan, are both writers, speakers, and church planters in the Christian Reformed Church.

Christine Berghoef is the author of a spiritual memoir entitled, "Cracking the Pot: Releasing God from the Theologies that Bind Him." In addition to parenting four children, she and her husband, Bryan, are both writers, speakers, and church planters in the Christian Reformed Church.

Rev. Susan Russell is an Episcopal priest and activist on staff at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA. 

Rev. Susan Russell is an Episcopal priest and activist on staff at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA. 

Sarah Salway is a writer, Coach and workshop facilitator. She lives in the UK.

Sarah Salway is a writer, Coach and workshop facilitator. She lives in the UK.

The Rev. Canon Daniel J. Webster serves as canon for evangelism and ministry development in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. Before going to seminary in 1993, he spent 25 years in broadcast journalism. 

The Rev. Canon Daniel J. Webster serves as canon for evangelism and ministry development in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. Before going to seminary in 1993, he spent 25 years in broadcast journalism. 

Elizabeth Gibbs Zehnder is senior pastor of Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles

Elizabeth Gibbs Zehnder is senior pastor of Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles

Kathe Schaaf is a founding member of Women of Spirit and Faith and a co-founder of Gather the Women. She is one of the editors of Women, Spirituality and Transformative Leadership: Where Grace Meets Power, an anthology of women's wisdom published by SkyLight Paths in November 2011, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions.

Kathe Schaaf is a founding member of Women of Spirit and Faith and a co-founder of Gather the Women. She is one of the editors of Women, Spirituality and Transformative Leadership: Where Grace Meets Power, an anthology of women's wisdom published by SkyLight Paths in November 2011, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions.

After several years as music director at Park Avenue Christian Church, New York City, Paul Vasile recently was named Associate Director of the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation (www.stecherandhorowitz.org).

After several years as music director at Park Avenue Christian Church, New York City, Paul Vasile recently was named Associate Director of the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation (www.stecherandhorowitz.org).

Lucinda Allen Mosher lives in Florida, directs the Multifaith Chaplaincy Program at Hartford Seminary, in Connecticut, and works remotely in New York City and on trains and airplanes. 

Lucinda Allen Mosher lives in Florida, directs the Multifaith Chaplaincy Program at Hartford Seminary, in Connecticut, and works remotely in New York City and on trains and airplanes. 

Sarah Kahrl is director of the Kenyon Institute, a professional writing program at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH. Sarah's three-month-old baby is now a 16-year-old aspiring biologist who these days, is only out of breath when he plays varsity tennis and soccer.

Sarah Kahrl is director of the Kenyon Institute, a professional writing program at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH. Sarah's three-month-old baby is now a 16-year-old aspiring biologist who these days, is only out of breath when he plays varsity tennis and soccer.

Jerusalem Jackson Greer is a writer, speaker, urban farm-gal, and author of A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting and Coming Together. Jerusalem lives with her husband and two sons and an ever-changing rotation of pets. As a family, they are attempting to live a slower version of modern life. She blogs about all of this and more at http://www.jollygoodegal.com/

Jerusalem Jackson Greer is a writer, speaker, urban farm-gal, and author of A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting and Coming Together. Jerusalem lives with her husband and two sons and an ever-changing rotation of pets. As a family, they are attempting to live a slower version of modern life. She blogs about all of this and more at http://www.jollygoodegal.com/

Phillip Ayers is a retired Episcopal priest living in Portland, OR

Phillip Ayers is a retired Episcopal priest living in Portland, OR

Rebecca Baggett has published poems, essays, and stories in numerous journals and anthologies and is the author of four chapbook collections, including God Puts on the Body of a Deer, winner of Main Street Rag's 2010 chapbook competition. Recent work appears in Carolina Quarterly, Crab Orchard Review, New Letters, Poetry East, The Southern Poetry Review, and Tar River Poetry. She lives in Athens, GA, where she works as an academic advisor at the University of Georgia.

Rebecca Baggett has published poems, essays, and stories in numerous journals and anthologies and is the author of four chapbook collections, including God Puts on the Body of a Deer, winner of Main Street Rag's 2010 chapbook competition. Recent work appears in Carolina Quarterly, Crab Orchard Review, New Letters, Poetry East, The Southern Poetry Review, and Tar River Poetry. She lives in Athens, GA, where she works as an academic advisor at the University of Georgia.

Timothy B. Safford is pastor of Christ Episcopal Church, Philadelphia. In a previous position at All Saints, Pasadena, he spent six straight Sundays in 1992 in a human shield holding back members of Westboro Baptist Church protesting the blessing of a same-gender union.

Timothy B. Safford is pastor of Christ Episcopal Church, Philadelphia. In a previous position at All Saints, Pasadena, he spent six straight Sundays in 1992 in a human shield holding back members of Westboro Baptist Church protesting the blessing of a same-gender union.

Jennifer Hope Kottler is a spiritual direction and life purpose coach, writer, retreat leader, preacher and speaker who is passionate about assisting others to deepen their walk of faith and discover what God is calling them to do and be in world. An ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Jen has previously served as a community organizer, faith-based advocate and pastor. She is blogs daily at 365 Days of Women's Wisdom (www.womenswisdom365.wordpress.com).

Jennifer Hope Kottler is a spiritual direction and life purpose coach, writer, retreat leader, preacher and speaker who is passionate about assisting others to deepen their walk of faith and discover what God is calling them to do and be in world. An ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Jen has previously served as a community organizer, faith-based advocate and pastor. She is blogs daily at 365 Days of Women's Wisdom (www.womenswisdom365.wordpress.com).

Ed Brenegar is a leadership initiator and change agent with Community of Leadership, LLC,working with individuals and organizations to grow their impact through leadership initiative. As a Presbyterian Church USA minister, he works with churches and presbyteries who are in transition from a comfortable past to a desirable future. Ed blogs at Leading Questions (http://edbrenegar.typepad.com/leadingquestions), a general leadership weblog exploring the boundaries of 21st Century life and work. He lives in and travels out of Asheville, NC.

Ed Brenegar is a leadership initiator and change agent with Community of Leadership, LLC,working with individuals and organizations to grow their impact through leadership initiative. As a Presbyterian Church USA minister, he works with churches and presbyteries who are in transition from a comfortable past to a desirable future. Ed blogs at Leading Questions (http://edbrenegar.typepad.com/leadingquestions), a general leadership weblog exploring the boundaries of 21st Century life and work. He lives in and travels out of Asheville, NC.

Natalie Guttierez is a psychotherapist who works in private practice at Mindful Journeys Marriage & Family Therapy located in NYC. She also works in the group practice of Midtown Marriage and Family Therapy. Natalie provides counseling from a depth perspective to adults seeking healing from sexual abuse/sexual trauma, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, shame, and anger.

Natalie Guttierez is a psychotherapist who works in private practice at Mindful Journeys Marriage & Family Therapy located in NYC. She also works in the group practice of Midtown Marriage and Family Therapy. Natalie provides counseling from a depth perspective to adults seeking healing from sexual abuse/sexual trauma, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, shame, and anger.

After a time in sales and financial management, Junie Ewing and her husband helped to create and run a regional pediatric network in Nashville, TN. After completing a Masters of Divinity degree, she served a church in Missouri for several years before becoming the pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Topeka in 2010.

After a time in sales and financial management, Junie Ewing and her husband helped to create and run a regional pediatric network in Nashville, TN. After completing a Masters of Divinity degree, she served a church in Missouri for several years before becoming the pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Topeka in 2010.

Peter Macon lives in Cornelius, NC and is active in the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina and in his current church, St. Mark's in Huntersville, NC. He is the Director of Materialcentric, a futurist design firm powered by Macon & Associates, imagining materials and manufacturing solutions for toy, impact sports protective equipment, medical softgoods, and shoes.

Peter Macon lives in Cornelius, NC and is active in the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina and in his current church, St. Mark's in Huntersville, NC. He is the Director of Materialcentric, a futurist design firm powered by Macon & Associates, imagining materials and manufacturing solutions for toy, impact sports protective equipment, medical softgoods, and shoes.

Ed Majonis, whose photos appear regularly in Fresh Day, describes himself as a "Street Photographer, Fisherman and Medical Device Salesman. Loves to roam the streets of New York searching for photos that tell a social story. Keen interest in capturing the the diverse faces of the city." 

Ed Majonis, whose photos appear regularly in Fresh Day, describes himself as a "Street Photographer, Fisherman and Medical Device Salesman. Loves to roam the streets of New York searching for photos that tell a social story. Keen interest in capturing the the diverse faces of the city." 

The Rev. Debbie Graham is a second generation Idahoan, born, raised and educated in Idaho. She has lived in numerous cities and towns in Idaho, including Moscow, Nampa, Garden City, Boise, Pocatello and Blackfoot. She holds a B.S. Psychology from the University of Idaho, A.S. Nursing from Boise State University, a B.S. Computer Science, from Boise State University and a Masters of Divinity from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA.

The Rev. Debbie Graham is a second generation Idahoan, born, raised and educated in Idaho. She has lived in numerous cities and towns in Idaho, including Moscow, Nampa, Garden City, Boise, Pocatello and Blackfoot. She holds a B.S. Psychology from the University of Idaho, A.S. Nursing from Boise State University, a B.S. Computer Science, from Boise State University and a Masters of Divinity from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA.

Roger Tobin has been an Episcopal Priest for 37 years and a psychotherapist for the past 15 years. He specializes in individual, couples and addiction counseling. He is married with two children and a new grand daughter. He lives in Miami.

Roger Tobin has been an Episcopal Priest for 37 years and a psychotherapist for the past 15 years. He specializes in individual, couples and addiction counseling. He is married with two children and a new grand daughter. He lives in Miami.

Roy Tripp is rector of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, in Duxbury, MA. 

Roy Tripp is rector of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, in Duxbury, MA. 

Karen Schomburg lives in Spokane, WA, and serves as Canon to the Episcopal Bishop of Spokane. Before ordination, Karen was an actress in the Seattle area and owned a small business.

Karen Schomburg lives in Spokane, WA, and serves as Canon to the Episcopal Bishop of Spokane. Before ordination, Karen was an actress in the Seattle area and owned a small business.

Lois Tene Jenkins is a NYC public school teacher, dean of students, and graduate student. She sings in a gospel choir and crochets.

Lois Tene Jenkins is a NYC public school teacher, dean of students, and graduate student. She sings in a gospel choir and crochets.

The Rev. John Ohmer joined The Falls Church Episcopal as its Rector in September of 2012. He is a graduate of Wabash College and Virginia Theological Seminary; prior to entering seminary he had a brief career in government and politics in Indiana and on Capitol Hill. John and his wife Mary, an elementary school teacher, have three children: a son at Virginia Commonwealth University, another son at James Madison University, and a daughter in high school. He blogs at Unapologetic Theology.

The Rev. John Ohmer joined The Falls Church Episcopal as its Rector in September of 2012. He is a graduate of Wabash College and Virginia Theological Seminary; prior to entering seminary he had a brief career in government and politics in Indiana and on Capitol Hill. John and his wife Mary, an elementary school teacher, have three children: a son at Virginia Commonwealth University, another son at James Madison University, and a daughter in high school. He blogs at Unapologetic Theology.

Jim High, a native of Tupelo, MS, spent 35 years in the insurance business, eight years in downtown development, and now sells ads for the Lee County Courier, and writes a bi-weekly column about "What Matters Most." For the past four years he has served as President of the Southern Progressive Alliance for Exploring Religion. 

Jim High, a native of Tupelo, MS, spent 35 years in the insurance business, eight years in downtown development, and now sells ads for the Lee County Courier, and writes a bi-weekly column about "What Matters Most." For the past four years he has served as President of the Southern Progressive Alliance for Exploring Religion. 

Born in Russia, musician, poet, and composer Henry Lebedinsky performs across the USA as an organist, harpsichordist, and clavichordist, and has served as a church musician for the past twenty years. In his spare time, he plays guitar with several Celtic bands and enjoys exploring the world of single malt Scotch whisky. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, the Rev. Danáe Ashley, and their dog, Alvie.

Born in Russia, musician, poet, and composer Henry Lebedinsky performs across the USA as an organist, harpsichordist, and clavichordist, and has served as a church musician for the past twenty years. In his spare time, he plays guitar with several Celtic bands and enjoys exploring the world of single malt Scotch whisky. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, the Rev. Danáe Ashley, and their dog, Alvie.

Roz Dimon

Roz Dimon

Sara Lee Macdonald is a blogger in Santa Maria, CA, and is active in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.

Sara Lee Macdonald is a blogger in Santa Maria, CA, and is active in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.

Steven Woolley is an Episcopal priest living in Walla Walla, WA. He entered ordained ministry after a thirty-year career in business and government. Having served large congregations in New York City, he moved on to St. Paul's in Walla Walla before retiring to serve a tiny rural congregation in nearby Dayton, WA. After years of teaching and consulting about management and society, he now takes great joy in writing about God, spirituality, economics, politics, and sometimes just plain nonsense.

Steven Woolley is an Episcopal priest living in Walla Walla, WA. He entered ordained ministry after a thirty-year career in business and government. Having served large congregations in New York City, he moved on to St. Paul's in Walla Walla before retiring to serve a tiny rural congregation in nearby Dayton, WA. After years of teaching and consulting about management and society, he now takes great joy in writing about God, spirituality, economics, politics, and sometimes just plain nonsense.

Emily Moore is a mother, teacher, photographer, and aspiring writer. Originally from Texas, she now lives in New England with her three children, two dogs, and a cat. She holds degrees in English and religious studies and drinks way more coffee than she should.

Emily Moore is a mother, teacher, photographer, and aspiring writer. Originally from Texas, she now lives in New England with her three children, two dogs, and a cat. She holds degrees in English and religious studies and drinks way more coffee than she should.

Tian Dayton PhD is a clinical psychologist and psychodramatist. She is the Director of Program Development for Breathe Life Healing Centers, an author of more than fifteen books including the ACoA Trauma Syndrome, Emotional Sobriety and Forgiving and Moving On.

Tian Dayton PhD is a clinical psychologist and psychodramatist. She is the Director of Program Development for Breathe Life Healing Centers, an author of more than fifteen books including the ACoA Trauma Syndrome, Emotional Sobriety and Forgiving and Moving On.

The Rev. Charles Oberkehr is the pastor of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Alexandria, VA. He is the founder of Life Bridge Services and lives in Northern Virginia with his wife Gloria and two collies.

The Rev. Charles Oberkehr is the pastor of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Alexandria, VA. He is the founder of Life Bridge Services and lives in Northern Virginia with his wife Gloria and two collies.

The Rev. Buddy Stallings is rector of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, New York City.

The Rev. Buddy Stallings is rector of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, New York City.

Abiba Kamagate is a native of Ivory Coast who lives in New York City and studies English as a Second Language at the YMCA. Her native language is French. 

Abiba Kamagate is a native of Ivory Coast who lives in New York City and studies English as a Second Language at the YMCA. Her native language is French. 

Brother Karekin Yarian is an author, poet, and political/social activist in the city of San Francisco. He is a life professed member of the Brotherhood of Saint Gregory, a religious community in the Episcopal Church, and is known online as PunkMonk San Francisco.

Brother Karekin Yarian is an author, poet, and political/social activist in the city of San Francisco. He is a life professed member of the Brotherhood of Saint Gregory, a religious community in the Episcopal Church, and is known online as PunkMonk San Francisco.