A New Call for Susan Ironside ‘10


The Rev. Susan R. Ironside, Class of 2010, is the new Rector of Grace Church, Madison, NJ, effective in the fall of 2018. She previously served as Rector of the Church of St. John on the Mountain in Bernardsville in the Diocese of New Jersey as well as in parishes in Chatham as a seminarian and in Westfield as a curate.

Ironside was the recipient the Bishop of Newark Preaching Prize.  She has served on various committees in the Diocese of New Jersey including the Bishop’s Advisory Committee on Liturgy. She currently serves as a faculty member for the Episcopal Preaching Foundation. She is passionate about preaching, and works with preachers around the country in an on-line mentoring project. 

Prior to seminary, Ironside had a career as a Registered Nurse, working with adults in crisis, so pastoral care has an important place in her life and schedule.