Sarah Hill Honored by National Episcopal Church Women

Bishop Smith, Sarah Hill and Lana Fitzgerald of Episcopal Church Women. Photo, Christine McTaggart, Diocese of North Carolina.

SALT LAKE CITY – Sarah Hill was named one of the 2015 Distinguished Women of the Episcopal Church Women at the group’s 2015 triennial meeting. She was honored at a luncheon at the Salt Lake City Radisson along with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and honorees from each province of The Episcopal Church.

As a longtime an active member of The Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Hill has served as Senior Warden and continues to serve as Directress of the Altar Guild.

Sarah has devoted herself to the Dioceses of Southwest Florida for more than 30 years. Her passion is deeply rooted in the Altar Guild ministry in the Diocese which has led her to other positions of leadership as an active member of the ECW Diocesan Board.

Sarah is a member of the Compass Rose Society supporting the Anglican Communion Worldwide. She serves as Altar Guild Directress for the Diocese of Southwest Florida and serves as President of the Diocesan Altar Guild, always communicating with and leading with all the Altar Guild women in our Diocese. Her past corporate interests include the Director of The Cathedral Bookstore of St. Peters Cathedral, Inc.

While Sarah is constantly committed to her Church and her Diocese, she is connected to the greater Episcopal Church. She has been active in Province IV Altar Guild leadership and activities for several years and was recently elected 2015 Altar Guild Province IV President.

Sarah has also served Endowment Fund Chair for the National Altar Guild Association.

Sarah and her husband David have two sons and three grandchildren. The Hills have taken into their home many foreign students over the years and continue annual visits with those students and their families both here and abroad. Sarah was also on the faculty of Eckerd College where she taught Spanish and French.

In her nomination form, ECW leadership called her “dedicated, educated and a constant champion for women especially in the Diocese of Southwest Florida.”

Director of Communications at Diocese of Southwest Florida
Garland Pollard is Director of Communications of the Diocese of Southwest Florida.

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