Rev. Dale Grandfield
The Reverend Dale Grandfield is a native of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He serves as Curate at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. He is married to Brad. Dale spent many years before following the call to ordained ministry in the Episcopal Church as a Church musician, both organist and choirmaster. As a clergy person Dale sees his greatest gifts in bringing diverse people together, pastoral care, hospitality, preaching, and liturgy. The visual arts, Classical music, antiquing, and baking are some of Dale’s outside interests. As Curate at St. Paul’s, Dale has clerical oversight of the parish’s diverse outreach ministries as well as the congregation’s liturgical worship week after week. He works in the greater Cleveland area in interfaith dialogue around LGBT inclusion and identity and serves on the national level in Episcopal interdenominational conversation. It is a true honor to be called as chaplain to The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love and to support the Institute’s continuing work of promoting empathetic spirituality, compassion and service. Dale is a 2016 graduate with a Master of Divinity from The School of Theology: The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and 2005 graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.