Loren Benjamin Mead — priest, educator, author and founder of the Alban Institute — died at his home in Falls Church, Virginia, on May 5, 2018. Mead’s life will be celebrated at his parish home, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, on May 21, 2018, at 11 AM. 

All of us at Alban give thanks for his incredible life and offer our condolences to his friends and family.

Read Mead’s obituary

Read Mead’s last interview with Alban

Read tributes to Loren Mead

Read Alban Managing Director Nathan Kirkpatrick’s remarks at Mead’s funeral 

Read Dave Odom’s “Remembering Loren Mead and his love for congregations”

Read a 2014 profile of Mead from Faith & Leadership: “Still Stuck on the Importance of the Local Church”

Read The Episcopal News Service’s tribute to Loren Mead

Read Jeffrey Salkin’s tribute “The Death of the Greatest Religious Teacher You Have Never Heard Of” (Religion News Service)

Read The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina’s “The Diocese Remembers the Rev. Loren Mead”