The Rt. Rev. Michael Burkel Hunn
The Rt. Rev. Michael Buerkel Hunn grew up in New Mexico and Texas. In over twenty years of ordained ministry he has served as a parish priest, a school chaplain, college chaplain, and Canon to Bishop Michael Curry. Prior to being consecrated as Bishop of the Diocese of the Rio Grande. He led Presiding Bishop Curry’s transition team and led a staff-wide restructure and culture transformation process.
As a lecturer, keynote speaker, and preacher, he has spoken on subjects such as public speaking, non-violent communication, canon law, stewardship, and non-violent approaches to conversations about race. He brings fresh ideas to traditional subjects.
Ordained in 1996, Bishop Hunn first served The Kent School in Connecticut as chaplain, head baseball coach, and chair of the Theology Department. He went on to serve as senior associate rector of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Kenilworth, Illinois and as Episcopal chaplain to Davidson College and associate rector of St. Alban’s, Davidson, North Carolina.
Bishop Hunn holds degrees from Middlebury College (Bachelor of Arts, History and Religion) and Cambridge University (Master of Arts, Theology) and a Certificate of Advanced Theological Study from Seabury Western Theological Seminary.
He loves his work for the church and also loves spending time with his family, baseball, digging in his vegetable garden, writing fiction and riding bicycles.
He is married to the Rev. Meg Buerkel Hunn, and has three children, Dexter, Murphy, and Dosie.
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