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Walter Philip Sherman, American priest.


Sherman, Walter Philip was born on September 2, 1952 in Newark, Ohio, United States. Son of Gail W. and Florence A. (Cunningham) Sherman.


Bachelor, Muskingum College, 1974. Licentiate in modern letters, Université De Nice, France, 1976. Master of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, 1982.


Assistant restaurant manager, Old Warehouse Restaurant, Coshocton, Ohio., 1974-1975;member of faculty, St. Charles Preparatory School, Columbus, Ohio., 1976-1979;assistant to rector, Episcopalian Church of Ascension & Holy Trinity, Cincinnati, 1982-1984;executive director, Friends of the School for Creative and Performing Arts, Cincinnati, 1984-1985;member of faculty, Cincinnati Public Schools, 1985-1986;member of faculty, Indiana Vocational Technology College, 1989-1993;vicar, Trinity Episcopalian Church, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, since 1986. Chair personnel subcommittee standing committee Diocese of Indianapolis, 1989-1991, president standing committee, 1992, member music and liturgy commission, 1988-1992, member Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ministry commission, since 1987, chair commission on education, 1992. Dean S.W. Deanery, Diocese of Indianapolis, 1991-1993.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (chapter in book) Handbook for Persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection. Copy editor: The Miracle of Bill, 1989.


Member Greater Cincinnati Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force, 1988-1989. Board directors Caracole Housing Project, Cincinnati, 1988-1989, National Episcopal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coalition, since 1989. Vice chair Ohio Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coalition, 1988.

President Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Volunteers of Cincinnati, 1986-1989. Member Lawrenceburg Task Force on Discrimination, 1991. Member Dearborn County Ministers Fellowship (vice president 1989-1991, president 1991-1993).


Gail W. Sherman

Florence A. (Cunningham) Sherman