The Rev. Joel C. Daniels, Class of 2007, has been called as Rector of Nevil Memorial Church of Saint George, Ardmore Pennsylvania beginning Advent 1, December 2, 2018.
Daniels has most recently been serving as Associate for Evangelism at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, New York City. Over the past four years there he has gained experience in a variety of parish ministries: creating a new process for welcoming visitors and incorporating them into the life of the parish; overseeing various external parish communications; and, most recently, running the parish's adult education program, Theology at Saint Thomas.
In addition to his parish work, Daniels has maintained an active ministry in academic and ecumenical contexts, teaching as adjunct theology faculty at General and Fordham University, and serving on the Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission of the Diocese of New York. His book, Theology, Tragedy, and Suffering in Nature: Toward a Realist Doctrine of Creation, was published in 2016. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of Scholar-Priests and is also a post-doctoral fellow of the Center for Mind and Culture.