School for Ministry: Faculty and Staff - Episcopal Diocese of San Diego School for Ministry: Faculty and Staff - Episcopal Diocese of San Diego

School for Ministry: Faculty and Staff

The Rev. Pamela Rieger, Archdeacon

Archdeacon and SFM Rector | Email Pam
Pam is an alumni of the 2013 inaugural class of the EDSD School for Ministry and was ordained as a Vocational Deacon in 2015. She has served as the School for Ministry Chaplain to students since 2016.  As rector for the School for Ministry and Archdeacon for the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, she is responsible for recruitment, faculty, curriculum, with a special ministry towards diaconal formation and discernment.  She serves as the Deacon in Residence at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in San Diego and organized and led an Ecclesia Ministry Communion Service (A Street Church Ministry)on Wednesday evenings in the courtyard of the Episcopal Church Center.

The Rev. Mark Mann, Ph.D.

Dean of Studies | Email Mark
In addition to his duties with the School for Ministry, Dr. Mark H. Mann serves as Professor of Theology and Director for the Honors Scholars Program at Point Loma Nazarene University. He is a member of All Souls’, Point Loma where he serves as a lector and chalice bearer and enjoys teaching adult forums. Mark and his wife, Melissa, have four children: Naomi, Nathaniel, Madeleine and Norah.

The Rev. Alex Nagy, Ph.D.; S.T.D.

Director of Theological Field Education | Email Alex 
In 1975 Alex was asked by the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, TX, to begin a program for Theological Field Education and to be its Director. He did that from 1975-82. During that time he also served on the International Board of Theological Field Educators. When our School for Ministry began in 2013, Bishop Jim asked him to begin that program for our diaconal and priestly candidates.

Ms. Alyson Terry

Diocesan Registrar & SFM Administrator | Email Alyson
Alyson’s role is to fill all inquiries regarding registration, payments and general information; to coordinate classroom needs; and to offer faculty and other administrative support to the school. Alyson also works as the registrar in the bishop’s office. You may call her directly: 619-481-5455.

David Moseley, Ph.D.

Hebrew Scriptures I & II, New Testament I & II | Email David
David Moseley, PhD, teaches religious studies and philosophy at The Bishop’s School, La Jolla, where he also serves as director of global education. He has also been teaching theology and Biblical studies at the University of San Diego as an adjunct faculty member since 1997. Dr. Moseley holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in law, theology and philosophy from Oxford University; and a doctorate in theology from Cambridge University. He is also the theologian-in-residence at St. Paul’s Cathedral, San Diego, and teaches adult education classes throughout the county.

Dr. John McAteer

Ethics | Email John
John is an assistant professor and chair of the online liberal arts program at Ashford University, where he specializes in interdisciplinary humanities courses. In addition to a PhD in Philosophy from UC Riverside, John earned a degree in film from Biola University and a master’s in philosophy of religion and ethics from Talbot School of Theology. Since 2002, he has taught philosophy, theology, film, and aesthetics courses, and he has published academic papers on topics including ethics, environmentalism, and the history of philosophy. Outside academia, John also lectures at churches and other gatherings on the religious dimension of art and popular culture.  He lives in the Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego with his wife and two children.

The Rev. Mark Hargreaves, Ph.D.

Liturgics II | Email Mark
Mark is rector of St. James by-the-Sea in La Jolla. He came to that post after 25 years as a priest in the London diocese. He did his undergraduate studies in theology at Oxford  and then took a PhD at Cambridge. The topic of his thesis was the authority of the Bible. In recent years Mark completed a masters degree at the National Gallery in London on “Christianity and the Arts.” He trained and worked as a teacher before ordination and has taught at every kind of educational institution from nursery school to university. He thoroughly enjoys teaching at the School for Ministry.

The Rev. Dr. Frank Munoz

Church History | Email Frank
Fr. Munoz has a BA in Theology from Loyola Marymount University and studied at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, completing a Master in Theology at Mt. St. Mary’s University. He has a Masters in Management from National University and a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary. He taught Theology for 12 years in Los Angeles area Catholic High Schools and in the School for Ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego and Southeast Florida. He has been adjunct faculty for Central Texas College since 2007. He is Priest-in-Charge at Grace San Marcos and is the Military Missioner for our Diocese. Fr. Munoz is happily married 38 years to Estella and make their home is in Escondido.