Adapted from the Cathedral of St. John
St. John’s Cathedral in Denver has called the Rev. Richard Lawson as its 10th dean. Lawson will begin his work July 10.
A native of Guntersville, Alabama, Lawson is a graduate of Auburn University, General Theological Seminary, and the University of the South’s School of Theology. He has served as rector of Grace-St. Luke’s Church and School, Memphis, since May 2010.
He has been published in Sewanee Theological Review, and his article “Mysticism and Pragmatism in Modern Religious Architecture” will be published in the Spring 2017 issue of The Anglican Theological Review. His essay “Three Sketches of Symbols and Sacraments” will appear in Reasonable Radical? Reading the Writings of Martyn Percy (edited by Ian Markham and Joshua Daniel).
Lawson and his wife, Katherine, have a daughter, Adaline, and a son, Evans.