About Us

We are thrilled to serve as appointed missionaries in The Episcopal Church.  We are Episcopal priests, married to each other, and passionate about God, the Church, and the adventure of getting to know Jesus.

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Joe Pagano

For the past 14 years, I have served parishes in Milwaukee, Baltimore, and Annapolis. I earned a Ph.D. in systematic theology and ethics at Marquette University in 2001 with a dissertation on H. Richard Niebuhr. I’ve authored and co-authored three books, and written several scholarly and popular articles, essays, and sermons. My latest book is a collection of essays by wonderful Episcopal authors on  experiences of common prayer, co-edited with Amy Richter, called Common Prayer: Reflections on Worship in the Episcopal Church, and published by Cascade.  I’ve taught at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Loyola University in Baltimore, and the Ecumenical Institute of St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore.

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Amy Richter

I’ve had the privilege of serving parishes (Advent, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; St. Chrysostom’s, Chicago, Illinois; St. Paul’s, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and St. Anne’s, Annapolis, Maryland) and on the staff of the Diocese of Maryland.  I’ve also served as adjunct faculty at the Ecumenical Institute of St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland.

I enjoy writing, especially in service of the Church.  Joe and I have co-authored two collections of sermons, A Man a Woman, a Word of Love (Wipf & Stock, 2012) and Flesh and Bone: Exploring the Christmas Mystery (Wipf & Stock, 2013).   My book Enoch and the Gospel of Matthew (Wipf & Stock: Princeton Theological Monograph Series 183, 2012) looks at the Enochic apocalyptic roots of the Gospel.  I also contributed to Anthropology and the New Testament, edited by Jason Maston and Benjamin Reynolds (T & T Clark, 2018) and Enoch and the Synoptic Gospels: Reminiscences, Allusions, Intertextuality, edited by Loren T. Stuckenbruck and Gabriele Boccaccini (SBL Press, 2016). My latest book is a collection of essays by wonderful Episcopal authors on experiences of common prayer, co-edited with Joe Pagano, called Common Prayer: Reflections on Worship in the Episcopal Church, and published by Cascade.

Our new book, Common Prayer: Reflections on Worship in the Episcopal Church is available now from Amazon and Wipf & Stock.