Alison Cheek


Alison Cheek

Alison Cheek is a best known for being one of the first women named by "Time" magazine, Person of the Year in 1975. Cheek was a Episcopal priest and became one of the first women to be an ordained priest in an Episcopal church. In August 1974 She was installed as assistant priest at the Church of St. Stephen and the Incarnation in Washington. In November 1974 Cheek became the first woman to celebrate communion in an Episcopal church in defiance of the diocesan bishop.

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