Master of Divinity with honors, Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1976. Doctor of Ministry, Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1984. STD (honorary), Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1990.
Doctor of Divinity (honorary), St. Paul's College, Lawrenceville, Virginia, 2000. Department of Science and Technology (honorary), Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania, 2001. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), York College, Pennsylvania, 2002.
Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 2003.
Curate St. John's Episcopal Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1976—1978. Rector St. Cypman's Episcopal Church, Hampton, Virginia, 1978—1984. Chaplain, professor religious studies St. Paul's College, Lawrenceville, 1984—1986.
Dean, associate professor church and ministry Lancaster Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania, 1986—1990. Administrative dean, associate professor pastoral theology Episcopal Division School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1990—1991. Dean Washington National Cathedral, since 1991.
Board directors Faith and Politics Institute, Washington, 1996. Lecturer, Medina Seminar Princeton University, New Jersey, 1997—2002. Preacher Chautaugua Institute, New York, 1997—2002.
Board member University Virginia Center on Religion & Democracy, 2002. Board directors Riggs National Bank, Washington, 2002. E-5 United States Army, 1968-1970.
Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Cosmo Club.
Married Mary Ellen Walker, June 10, 1969. Children: Timika Ann, Harrison David.