The Very Rev. Alan Jones

Dean of Grace Cathedral Episcopal Church, San Francisco, California

The Very Rev. Alan Jones was dean of Grace Cathedral Episcopal
Church in San Francisco from 1985 until his retirement in January 2009.
Prior to joining Grace Cathedral, the Rev. Dr. Jones was Stephen F.
Bayne Professor of Ascetical Theology and director and founder of the
Center for Christian Spirituality at General Theological Seminary in New
York City. A major Christian thinker and writer, Jones is the
author of many books on spirituality, including Reimagining
Christianity, Seasons of Grace,
and Soul-Making: The Desert Way of
He inaugurated Grace Cathedral’s Forum, an Internet
broadcast talk program and model for Washington National
Cathedral’s own Sunday Forum, in 1995.

past cathedral appearances