Summer Diegel

Director of Children's Ministry

Summer Gail Diegel is V&M's director of children’s ministry, a full-spectrum doula, and a storyteller. They are dedicated to interfaith justice and comparative religion, and in 2019 Summer graduated with their B.A. in Theology & Religious Studies. Now in 2022, they engage in postgraduate studies of theology, and are learning K-12 teaching within an M.Ed. program. 

Summer loves fantasy, and especially enjoys collaborating with people of all-ages in imagination, play, and exploring the Divine universe. They are committed to growing and modeling a framework of consent and authenticity in theology, care planning, and death care education. Summer is also a crew member with A Sacred Passing: Death Midwifery and Education.