An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Rodenmayer, Betsy

(June 11, 1909-Jan. 14, 1985). Christian educator. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. Rodenmayer received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, her M.R.E. from Columbia Teachers College, and her B.D. from Union Theological Seminary, New York. She married the Rev. Robert Rodenmayer on July 8, 1935. She was director of Christian Education, Christ Church, Glendale, Ohio, 1933-1935; and professor of Christian Education at St. Margaret's House, Berkeley, California, 1953-1962. Her last two positions were with the national church. She served as associate director of the Division of Christian Ministries of the Executive Council, 1962-1967, and director of the Department of Professional Leadership Development of the Executive Council, 1968-1973. She was a founding member and a board member of the Episcopal Women's History Project, 1980-1985. Rodenmayer died in New York City.

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