About the Author

The Rev’d Dane E. Boston is the Rector of Christ Church, Cooperstown, NY. Prior to being called to Cooperstown, Dane served as Canon for Christian Formation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, South Carolina and as curate of Christ Church in Greenwich, Connecticut. A native of Dunedin, Florida, Dane was ordained a deacon at R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church in Lexington, Virginia, in November 2011. On June 5, 2012, the feast of St Boniface, Dane was ordained a priest at Christ Church Greenwich.

As an undergraduate at Washington and Lee University, Dane studied English literature and earned a certificate from the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability. He was actively engaged in volunteer and community building efforts in and around Lexington, sang with various choral and a capella groups, and served as a member of the Rector Search Committee at R.E. Lee Church.

For two of his three years at the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, Dane served as the Seminarian Intern at St Paul’s Church in Wallingford, Connecticut. His studies at Yale included a strong focus on homiletics. Dane also participated in the newly-launched Educational Leadership and Ministry program, exploring strategies for ministering to young people in both educational and parochial settings. At graduation, Dane was awarded the E. William Muehl Prize for Preaching, given annually by the faculty of Berkeley Divinity School to “the most eloquent preacher in the graduating class.”

As Rector of Christ Church Cooperstown, Dane is passionately committed to the proclamation of the Good News of Christ Jesus as it is lived and expressed through the unique legacy of our Anglican heritage. He finds deep joy working with the Christ Church congregation, staff, and leadership as together we are “transformed through the renewing of [our] minds,” and come to maturity “unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.”