Gail A. Ricciuti

Associate Professor of Homiletics

Gail Anderson Ricciuti is Associate Professor of Homiletics at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, New York.  A native of Longview, Washington, she earned degrees from the University of Puget Sound and Princeton Theological Seminary, and holds an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Keuka College.  She served for 25 years as a parish pastor (23 of those pioneering in co-pastoral models with her husband Anthony), with congregations in Massillon, Ohio and Byron, New York–– including from 1983 to 1998, at the Downtown United Presbyterian Church in Rochester. She is co-author of the two-volume Birthings and Blessings: Liberating Worship Services for the Inclusive Church, and is currently collaborating on a book on what preachers might learn from artists. She is a frequent contributor to Lectionary Homiletics, and has also written for Feasting on the Word and Feasting on the Gospels.