Beth Kelly is Rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Fullerton, California. She comes to St. Andrew's with a breadth of experience both in service to the church and in business. Ordained priest in 1988, her gifts have been consistently expressed in leading stewardship, adult education, and offering liberating experiences for the overwhelmed families of our times.
The San Francisco Bay area had been her home for 30 years, prior to her move to Southern California.She has served on the Diocesan Stewardship Committee leading the training program for the clergy and serving as a congregational consultant in stewardship. Prior to 1999 she worked as a business consultant for eight years in brand development. She has been cited in three different books as an example of inspirational and practical spiritual leadership: Divine Daughters, You Can Do It, and Visio Divina: A Course Book in the Spiritual Discipline of Seeing.
Born and raised in rural Idaho, she attended College of Idaho for her B.S. and moved to San Francisco shortly after graduation. She received her M.Div. from Church Divinity School of the Pacific. Her Doctorate in Ministry dissertation was on the influence of music on the spirituality of 18-30 year olds.