The Rev. Lee Hull Moses is the Senior Minister of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Greensboro, North Carolina.
Lee is a graduate of Albion College and earned her M.Div. from the Divinity School at the University of Chicago as a Disciples Divinity House scholar. A life-long member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), she has served as a Peace Intern for the Disciples Peace Fellowship, as well as worked on regional and national events for youth and young adults.
Before coming to Greensboro, Lee was the Minister of Faith and Family at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Falls Church, Virginia.
She now serves on the Board of Trustees of the Disciples Divinity House at the University of Chicago. She is the co-author of Gifts of Gilead (Chalice Press 2005), and serves on the editorial board of Fidelia's Sisters, an online publication by and for young clergy women. In 2009 and 2010, she was invited to participate in writing workshops at the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical Research in Collegeville, Minnesota.
In her free time, Lee enjoys reading and writing, cooking. She is learning about gardening from the many experienced gardeners in her church, who helped start the congregation's garden ministry, and she is a frequent visitor to the local farmers' market on Saturday mornings.
Lee and her husband Robert have one daughter, Harper, who is three years old.
Back in January, when we were all still reeling from the Tucson shooting that had targeted Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and left six people dead, President Obama faced the difficult task of putting a country's grief into words as he spoke at a memorial service the week after the shooting. As thousands gathered to mourn and pray, the president gave an update on the status of Congresswoman Giffords, who was clinging to life at a nearby hospital. He reported the news that for the first time since the shooting she had opened her eyes. The crowd cheered, a catharsis after days of grief and the relief at having even some small good news to celebrate. While the cheers went on and on, the president repeated his report three times: "Gabby opened her eyes for the first time," he said. "Gabby opened her eyes. Gabby opened her eyes."Read full transcript...