The Rev'd Hannah Armidon was ordained a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Albany in 2010. Prior to this, she was a veterinary technician and a professional violinist. For the subsequent seven years, she planted and oversaw a church planting ministry in the inner city of Troy, NY. In 2017, she became ill and left to pursue a PhD in Old Testament studies at Wycliffe College, Toronto, focusing on the theology of uncleanness. She is currently writing her dissertation, "A Theology of Creeping and Swarming Creatures," and greatly enjoying delving into such topics as creation, uncleanness, inclusion, evil, and redemption. She lives in Illinois with her husband, The Rev'd Dcn Robert Armidon, and a wide variety of potted plants as she continues her studies.