The Rev. Gayle Fisher-Stewart, Ph.D.
The Rev. Gayle Fisher-Stewart spent 20 years working as a police officer for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department, retiring with the rank of captain in 1992. She has taught at the university level and consulted with local governments and police departments. She currently serves as the associate pastor at Calvary Episcopal Church in Washington, DC, and is the founder of the Center for the Study of Faith in Justice at Calvary. The Center provides safe space for the discussion of issues that center on the intersection of faith and justice. Committed to God's justice for and in the world, Fisher-Stewart is the recipient of the 2016 Episcopal Evangelism Society Director’s Award and in 2017 received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Colgate University. She is also an author and her latest article, "To Serve and Protect: The Police, Race and the Episcopal Church in the Black Lives Matter Era," can be found in the Anglican Theological Review (Summer 2017). Fisher-Stewart also wrote for the Diocese of Texas’ March, 2017 issue of Diolog.