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Margaret Ayars Hemphill Edit Profile

artist , priest

Margaret Ayars Hemphill, American priest, artist. Achievements include 1st ordained woman clergy to deliver sermon St. Andrews Church, Zurich, Switzerland, 1987.

Background

Hemphill, Margaret Ayars was born on October 8, 1931 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of David Preston and Margaret Taylor Ayars.

Education

Student, Northwestern University, 1951. Bachelor, Mundeline-Loyola University, 1980. Master Division, Seabury Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1986.

Doctor of Ministry, Seabury Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 2003.

Career

Associate priest St. James the Less, Northfield, Illinois, 1997-1999. Pastoral affiliate Kenilworth (Illinois) Union, 1995-1999. Assistant rector St. Thomas Church, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 1st ordained woman clergy to deliver sermon St. Andrews Church, Zurich, Switzerland, 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include: All Chicago University Club, 1998, Tavern Club, 1973, Clausen Gallery, 1980. Group-shows include: Winnetka Women's Club, Evanston Women's Club, North Shore Art League, Tavern Club, Evanston Art League.

Connections

Married James Drain Hemphill, January 2, 1951. Children: Greg, Kimberleigh, Ayars, Scofield, Chapin, Ashley.

father:
David Preston

mother:
Margaret Taylor Ayars

spouse:
James Drain Hemphill

child:
Greg Hemphill

child:
Kimberleigh Hemphill

child:
Ayars Hemphill

child:
Scofield Hemphill

child:
Chapin Hemphill

child:
Ashley Hemphill