Ed Keithly is the deputy director of transition ministry. With oversight from the Rev. Canon Pat Wingo, Keithly manages the ordination process, provides advice and support to the Commission on Ministry, and helps guide future priests and deacons through the formation process with the able assistance of Vicky Bickel. As a transition minister, Keithly works with the Rev. Mary Thorpe in helping to pair churches and clergy, and consulting with parishes in search on how best to tell their story.
At General Convention in 2015, Keithly served as the managing editor of Center Aisle. He helped found The View from the Mountain, Shrine Mont Camps' blog and served as editor in 2013 and 2014. He's passionate about writing; recruiting and supporting the future leaders of the Church; and working to take projects from concept to reality.
Ed graduated from Sewanee in 2010 with a major in English and a minor in economics. He was a Navy brat, his family finally settling in Fairfax, Va. where he attended Robinson High School. He spent his summers in college working at St. George’s Camp at Shrine Mont. In his free time, Ed enjoys playing frisbee, hiking and reading snooty books.