During Holy Week, we are blessed to have the Reverend Dr. Ruth Meyers, Academic Dean & Professor of Liturgics from Church Divinity School of the Pacific, worshiping with us. She is on sabbatical and visiting ethnically diverse Episcopal congregations. Her findings will ultimately be compiled into a book.
About Reverend Dr. Ruth Meyers
A native of New Jersey, Ruth Meyers earned her undergraduate degree in special education at Syracuse University and taught at the elementary school level for five years. She earned her M.Div. from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary and her MA and Ph.D. in liturgical studies from the University of Notre Dame. She began teaching liturgy at CDSP in 2009 after 14 years on the faculty at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois. In 2012 CDSP appointed her dean of academic affairs. Currently an assisting priest at All Souls Episcopal Parish in Berkeley, she has also served as a priest in the Dioceses of Western North Carolina, Western Michigan, and Chicago. From 2015-2018 she was appointed to the Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage, and in 2018 she served as Vice Chair of the House of Deputies Special Committee on Sexual Harassment and Exploitation and Convener of the subcommittee on theology and language.