The Reverend Julia Whitworth was called to be the 13th Rector of Trinity Indianapolis in 2016. Previously she was Canon for Liturgy and the Arts at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City and Assistant Rector at St. James’s Church in West Hartford, CT. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary, she has a passion for social justice and the Church’s call to be liberating hands and feet of Jesus Christ in the world. Before seminary, Mother Julia was a professor of theatre and performance studies at New York University and professional theatre director. She loves liturgy, music, teaching, intergenerational ministry and the important work of forming the next generation of leaders in the Church. She is a co-founder of Trinity Haven, the first dedicated residence for LGBTQ+ youth in Indianapolis, and she sits on its board, as well as the boards of St. Richard’s Episcopal School and the National Association of Episcopal Schools. She is married to Ray Neufeld, a teacher and artist, and is mother to Liam, Gregory and Grace.