The Rev. Dr. Kimberly Greway, OSL
The Rev. Dr. Kimberly Greway grew up in Pittsburgh and was nurtured by Forest Avenue Presbyterian Church in Bellevue and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Allison Park. She has been a member of the Order of St. Luke, a religious order dedicated to sacramental and liturgical scholarship, education, and practice since 2004.
After graduation from North Hills High School, she graduated from Allegheny College with a major in French and minors in political science, religion and women's studies. After several years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zimbabwe, she returned to the US to study theology at The Divinity School at Duke University. While in seminary, she served two small churches in eastern North Carolina and worked as a prison chaplain in Raleigh, NC.
Her first appointment was to the Poole and Swanage Circuit in the British Methodist Church in England which she served for one year. She served five churches in the Poole areas as cooperative parish. Rev. Greway ministered for four years at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church where she served as Associate Pastor, Director of Christian Education, and Director of Youth Ministries. In 2010 she was named Director of Chaplaincy Services at the Allegheny County Jail and has served as both the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of the Foundation of HOPE.
In 2020, despite a worldwide pandemic, Dr. Greway completed a DMin degree at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and her dissertation entitled, “Silenced Voices, Lifted Prayers: Prayer-Writing with Inmates” won the Richard J. Rapp Memorial Prize in Doctor of Ministry Studies for best doctoral paper.
Dr. Greway has written two other books entitled, “Principles of Stewardship: Living into Our Calling” – one is participant’s guide and other a facilitator’s guide. She has written for numerous journals including Lόgia, Spiritan Horizons, and Sacramental Life.
Dr. Greway’s skills include languages, arts, and music. She speaks three languages and is interested in the creative use of language. She also has a passion for travel, global service, and justice issues.
She was honored in 2012 as a recipient of Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 Under 40 award given to those who are committed to shaping the region and making it a better place for everyone. In 2019, she was recognized as one of two Distinguished Alumni by North Hills School District for her humanitarian work.