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Elizabeth Rankin

Founder & Chair of Good Shepherd SLF (2014-2017, 2018-2021)
Episcopal Priest and Canon
Award-winning Author & Nonprofit Entrepreneur

Elizabeth Rankin is a nonprofit entrepreneur, Episcopal priest, and award-winning author of seven books. With a focus on spirituality and justice issues, her writings speak to people of passion who want to make a difference in the world. Elizabeth’s latest work, Spiritual Truth in the Age of Fake News, is a Readers’ Favorite book of 101 biblical reflections with several on Cameroon and Good Shepherd Academy. Her books have been hailed by NY Times bestselling authors Archbishop Desmond Tutu, John Berendt, and Sister Helen Prejean, as well as the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Michael B. Curry.

Elizabeth works full time on the mission of Good Shepherd SLF and serves as Seasonal Priest Assoc. at Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. She is the former Canon for Ministry Development and Deployment in the Diocese of New Jersey and a CREDO Spirituality Faculty member. Canon Geitz holds a BS from Vanderbilt University, an MDiv from The General Theological Seminary, and an MAT from the University of South Carolina.