Disciplines of the Beloved Community
The Rev'd Melanie Mullen serves as The Episcopal Church’s Director of Reconciliation, Justice & Creation Care – charged with bringing the Jesus Movement to the concerns of the world. Prior to joining the Presiding Bishop’s staff she was the Downtown Missioner at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, leading a historic southern congregation’s missional, civic, and reconciliation ministries.
Before receiving her Masters in Divinity from Virginia Theological
Seminary, she studied history as an undergrad at the University of
North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, with a Bachelors and graduate
program in Africana Women’s Studies at Clark Atlanta University.
Melanie worked in campaign fundraising and development, raising
more than $10 million for leadership PACs, the Congressional Black
Caucus, and US Congressional and gubernatorial races from Louisiana to Connecticut; and she served as Development Associate for the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, with a focus on poverty advocacy.