The Rev. Megan E. Sanders, Class of 2007, has been appointed by the Rt. Rev. Andrew Dietsche as Chaplain to the Canterbury Downtown Campus Ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of New York beginning September 1, 2019.
Sanders has been serving as Rector, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Pleasant Valley, since May 2015. She previously served as Interim Pastor at the Church of Saint Andrew on Staten Island from 2013-2015, as Port Chaplain and Tri State Church Coordinator at the Seamen’s Church Institute at the Port of Newark, NJ from 2008-2013, and as Assistant to the Rector for Children and Families in Essex Fells, NJ from 2007-2008. Originally from Washington, DC, Megan grew up a military and government kid in the DC and Florida areas. She received a B.A. from Flagler College in Saint Augustine, FL before attending General.
Sanders will provide Chaplaincy services for students at New York University, the New School, Pace University, Cooper Union and other campuses downtown, while also serving as Coordinator of the Young Adult Network. She will facilitate regular worship in partnership with Grace Church New York, providing an Episcopal voice and presence with respect to campus issues. She will also participate in the multi-faith, multi-cultural life of the NYU Global Center and the Global Spiritual Life community at NYU.