Michelle Dayton

Dayton Episcopal


Seminarian, wife, mother, ER physician, spiritual director. These are my roles in no particular order. I live and work in Southeastern Ohio, with frequent trips to Chicago for classes. I am a postulant for Holy Orders (Priesthood) in the Diocese of Southern Ohio, serving at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Pickerington, Ohio, for my field experience.


February 10, 2019

Isaiah 6:1-8 (9-13) The prophet has a vision of angelic worship of the Lord on a throne, and the angels’ words appear in our liturgy today. These particular angels, seraphim, possess six wings, only two being used for flying, and the...

February 3, 2019

Jeremiah 1:4-10 The prophet receives a summons from the Lord, and his response is reminiscent of Moses’ when Yahweh called him to deliver Israel. In both cases, God would not be dissuaded, and essentially says that God has their backs...

January 27, 2019

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 The wall surrounding Jerusalem is finally completed, despite local detractors, and as the people have returned from exile, they are re-establishing traditions. When we think of walls today, perhaps the fall...

January 20, 2019

Isaiah 62:1-5 Weddings are times of great celebration for a family, a community, and especially for a couple who are beginning a new life together. The prophet uses this image of bridegroom and bride as an example of how God sees God’...

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