Canon Lee Anne Reat serves as Missioner for Southeast Ohio. She joined the bishop’s staff in 2018 after serving as vicar of St. John’s, Columbus. Ordained ministry experiences include work with marginalized populations, community organizing, using Asset Based Community Development, mentoring lay preachers and diaconal formation. Prior to ordination Canon Reat taught Early Childhood Education and directed an education policy organization. In addition to being a member of diocesan staff, Canon Reat serves as transition priest at Christ Church, Springfield.

Canon Reat is the bishop’s liaison for:

  • Licensed Lay Ministries
    • Lay Worship Leaders
    • Lay Preachers
    • Lay Eucharistic Ministers
    • Lay Eucharistic Visitors
  • Education for Ministry (EfM)
  • Anti-Racism Training
  • Safe Church Training
  • Clergy Days
  • Professional Development Grants
  • Faith in Life Grants
  • Fresh Start for clergy in new cures
  • Global Mission initiatives
  • Social Justice Ministries, Education, and Advocacy