Lynn Carter-Edmands ’90 Named Canon to the Ordinary, Diocese of Southern Ohio


The Rev. Canon Lynn Carter-Edmands, Class of 1990, has been appointed Canon to the Ordinary in the Diocese of Southern Ohio effective October 1, 2018. Formerly Canon for Formation and Transitions, Carter-Edmands has served on the Bishop’s staff for nearly seven years.

Carter-Edmands has over twenty-five years of leadership experience in parish and diocesan ministry, including vocational discernment and mentoring, congregation and clergy transitions, formation and leadership development, and mediation and conflict transformation. She has served as the rector of two parishes; and as a chaplain and teacher at a boy’s preparatory school where she taught Bible, Ethics, and senior electives in religion. She has been married for 37 years to the Rev. Frank A. Edmands, also a member of the Class of 1990.