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Scott MacDougall ’07 Named Co-Editor of Anglican Theological Review

Dr. Scott MacDougall, Class of 2007, has been appointed Co-Editor in Chief of the Anglican Theological Review, effective September 1, 2017.

MacDougall is Assistant Professor of Theology at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific. Along with his M.A. in Theology from General, he has a doctorate in systematic theology from Fordham University. He serves as Secretary of the ATR Board. MacDougall’s research centers on ecclesiology and eschatology, and he is the author of More than Communion: Imagining an Eschatological Ecclesiology (T&T Clark, 2015).  Read more...

A New Call for Melanie Lemburg ‘04

The Lemburgs: Mary Margaret, Melanie, David and Jack.

The Rev. Melanie Dickson Lemburg, Class of 2004, has been called as the new Rector of St. Thomas Isle of Hope, Savannah, Georgia. She follows the Rev. Richard Nelson who retired earlier this year. Her first Sunday will be August 6.

A lifelong Episcopalian, Lemburg earned a BA in English Literature from Rhodes College in 1998. On graduation she worked for Stewpot Community Services, where she created and directed an adult enrichment day program for senior citizens and adults with mental disabilities in Jackson, Mississippi.  Read more...

A New Call for Sheelagh Clarke ‘05

The Rev. Sheelagh Clarke, Class of 2005, has been appointed to the position of Interim Coordinator for Youth & Young Adult Ministries on the diocesan staff of the Diocese of Newark, according to an announcement from the Diocese. Effective August 6 she is stepping down as Rector of St. Stephen’s, Millburn, NJ, where she has served for the past six years. She will assume her new role on September 1.  Read more...

Kevin Brown ’07 Elected 11th Bishop of Delaware

The Rev. Kevin S. Brown, Class of 2007 was elected 11th Bishop of Delaware at a special convention on July 15, 2017. He was elected on the fifth ballot at St. Anne’s Episcopal School in Middletown, according to a news release issued by the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware.

Brown has been the Rector of Holy Comforter Church in Charlotte, NC since 2010. He previously served as rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Paris, TN.  Read more...

A New Call for Nancy Hagner ‘14

The Rev. Nancy J. Hagner, Class of 2014, has been called to serve as the twelfth Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Concord, MA beginning October 1, 2017. Hagner has served as the Associate Rector of Trinity Church in Princeton, NJ since the summer of 2014. She also currently serves on the Diocese of New Jersey’s Committee for Lifelong Formation.

Prior to being called to ordained ministry, Hagner was the Director of Development for the Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies in Baltimore MD for five years, and had an earlier career in the business world including time as a Vice President of Wealth Management at Bank of America.  Read more...

A New Call for Adam Shoemaker, ‘07

The Rev. Adam J. Shoemaker, Class of 2007, has been called to serve as Rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

He has most recently served as rector of Holy Comforter in Burlington, N.C. since 2011. While at Holy Comforter, Shoemaker supported the launch of a thriving partnership with a nearby Title I elementary school and helped the parish open a bilingual preschool to serve children in the wider Burlington community.  Read more...

A New Call for Rick Robÿn ‘07

The Rev. Richard Robÿn, Class of 2007, has been called as rector of St. Mary’s-In-Tuxedo Episcopal Church in Tuxedo Park, N.Y.  He has been serving as rector at Trinity Church Oxford in Philadelphia, and previously at Church of the Resurrection in Manhattan.

While at General, Robÿn served his seminary internship at the Church of the Transfiguration, where he helped organize a mission trip to New Orleans to help in the Hurricane Katrina clean-up efforts.  Read more...

A New Call for Rosa Brown ‘94

The Rev. Rosa Brown, Class of 1994, has been called as an Interim Priest by Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN.

Originally from the Diocese of Costa Rica, Brown worked as the Administrative Assistant to the Bishop prior to accepting her call to the Priesthood. She has previously served parishes throughout the country, including St. Paul’s in Paterson, NJ, St. Philip’s in the Hills in Tucson, AZ, and Church of Our Saviour in Cincinnati, OH.  Read more...

A New Call for Austin McGehee ‘15

The Rev. Austin McGehee, Class of 2015, has been called to serve as Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Meridian, MS. He has been serving at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta, GA as Associate Rector for Youth and Young Adults.

With a music scholarship to play the trumpet in the Ole Miss Band, McGehee obtained his Bachelors in Political Science. After college, Austin served as an AmeriCorps member, tutoring and mentoring at a children’s residential psychiatric treatment facility.  Read more...

A New Call for Matt Dayton-Welch ‘15

The Rev. Matthew Dayton-Welch, Class of 2015, has been called as Rector of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Newton Square, PA. He has previously served as Associate Rector at St. David’s in Wayne, PA.

Dayton-Welch also serves as a trustee of the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and has directed pilgrimages to the Holy Land. Before entering seminary, he had served several years in the Foreign Service as an officer for the State Dept.  Read more...

Gene Robinson ’73 named to two Chautauqua Institution posts

Bishop Gene Robinson, Class of 1973, has been appointed Incoming Vice President/Senior Pastor and Chair of President’s Advisory Council on Faith in Society at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York.

In anticipation of the departure of Director of Religion the Rev. Robert Franklin at the conclusion of the 2017 Chautauqua Institution season, President Michael E. Hill has announced plans to reorganize the Department of Religion with an eye toward shaping a national dialogue on faith in society.  Read more...

Scott MacDougall ’07 Named CDSP Assistant Professor of Theology

Dr. Scott MacDougall, Class of 2007, whose research centers on ecclesiology and eschatology, has been named assistant professor of theology at Church Divinity School of the Pacific.

As well as his M.A. in Theology from General, MacDougall holds a PhD from Fordham University, where he also taught. He has been a visiting assistant professor at CDSP since 2015.

“During the last two academic years, all of us at CDSP have benefitted from Scott’s clear theological voice, his enthusiasm for seminary life, and his passion for theological dialogue and reflection.  Read more...

A New Call for Amanda Gott ‘04

The Rev. Amanda Gott, Class of 2004, is the new rector at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Lincoln, Nebraska.

For the past seven years, Gott has been rector of Grace & St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Hamden, Connecticut. Prior to that, she was assistant rector of Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Gott is originally from Atlanta and graduated from a high school of performing arts.  Read more...

A New Call for Brad Toebben ‘14

The Rev. Warren Bradley Toebben, Class of 2014, has been called as the next rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Milwaukee, WI. Toebben is currently an assistant priest at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Eugene, Oregon, and will join St. Paul’s in June.

At St. Mary’s in Eugene, Toebben has preached regularly, directed educational programs and collaboratively overseen the envisioning, developing and implementing of hospitality events.  Read more...

A New Call for Glenna Huber ‘01

The Rev. Glenna Huber, Class of 2001, has been called as Rector of The Church of the Epiphany in Downtown Washington, DC. She is currently serving as interim Rector at St. Andrews Episcopal church in College Park, MD. Before that she served as Vicar at the Holy Nativity Episcopal Church in Baltimore. She has also served as a consultant for urban congregations on the efficacy of community organizing in congregational development.  Read more...

A New Call for Dana Corsello ‘99

The Rev. Dana Corsello, Class of 1999, has been called as the Cathedral Vicar of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., starting in July.

For the last eight years, Corsello has been Rector of St. Luke’s, San Francisco. She previously served as Senior Associate Rector at St. James’s, Richmond, VA, and before that as Associate Rector, St. Mary’s-in-Tuxedo, Tuxedo Park, NY.

During her time at St.  Read more...

A New Call for Andrew Mullins ‘67

The Rev. Canon Andrew J. W. Mullins, Class of 1967, has been called to rejoin the clergy staff of St. Bart’s, New York as Assistant Rector, liturgy, pastoral, and development ministries.

Mullins previously served St. Bart’s for 21 years until January, 1990. During this time, he led the St Bartholomew’s Community Club, a young adult ministry which grew to 2,300 members and included outreach programs and the St.  Read more...