Rev. Dr. Chris Davies

Midwifing the Reformation

Chris Davies: Celtic spiritualist, Christ-follower, activist, queer femme, visionary, pastor, liturgist.

Rev. Dr. Chris S. Davies grew up in Connecticut, lives in Cleveland, and is a wandering Irish Rover at heart. An ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, she loves faith deeply and is committed to finding ways to continue to bring the gospel into the world, past this generation and into those to follow.

Chris attended Smith College for her undergrad work and Andover Newton for both a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry, focusing on queering proclamation.

Chris is a queer femme, an urban beekeeper, and a creative networker of communities. She is passionate about justice and Jesus, and organizes alongside Showing Up For Racial Justice in Northeast Ohio.

Chris lives in Cleveland, OH, where she is grounded in community and continuing to learn in faith and live justly, serving Christ in all things.

Portfolio and Publications

Articles on Faith and Justice

Witness for Justice:

Strategy and Visioning

The United Church of Christ, National Setting

Meeting and Measuring
Trends within the United Church of Christ’s New Ministries and Communities. 2019

Innovation and Inspiration
What’s New in the UCC?! 2018

A Vision
The Transformative United Church of Christ in Ten Years. 2017

United Church of Christ Webinar Series

Selections from Chris’s featured appearances with the United Church of Christ webinar series, “Tuesdays for Nurture” and “Thursdays for the Soul.” See the complete list of all webinars.

Queer the Church

The Sermons That Keep Preaching

Let’s Talk About Abortion