Dr. Ronald E. Ramsey 

Author, Pastor and Poet

Dr. Ronald E. Ramsey is currently the Rector of  St.Cyprian's Episcopal Church in Hampton, Virginia and Dean of Convocation Five in the Diocese of Southern Virginia. He holds a law degree from the Massachusetts School of Law at Andover, Massachusetts, a Doctor of Ministry from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Master of Divinity from Morehouse School of Religion - ITC, Atlanta, a Graduate Certificate from the Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Warner University, Lake Wales, Florida.

He has served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Hampton University; Rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, Arlington, Massachusetts; Associate Rector, Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston, MA; Associate for Pastoral Care, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Cambridge, MA; Minister of Christian Education, Second Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio; and Pastor of the Second Community Church, Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Ramsey has served the Church as an ordained minister for more than thirty years. He is the author of five books - Pastoral Leadership in the Black Church (Richard Osborne Publishers), Maiden Voyage: Practical Advice for New Pastors (iUniverse), Living Water: Sermons for All Seasons (iUniverse), The Water's Edge: A Collection of Poems (iUniverse), Help From The Hills: Meditations on the Spiritual Life (iUniverse). In addition, he has experience as a Business Coach and Management and Human Resources Consultant, serving in both retail and community development arenas.