Rev. Dr. Judy Lee, ARCWP, DMin, DSW,MSW,LCSW is a Roman Catholic Woman Priest who is co-Pastor of the Good Shepherd Inclusive Catholic Community in Fort Myers,Florida. She loves her children’s and youth groups and her Tuesday Club group as well as pastoring her multiracial and multicultural and cross-class flock.
A pastor,a social worker, and a social work educator for 27 years she has advanced degrees from Columbia University, SSW, Wurzweiler SSW of Yeshiva University and the Global Ministries University. She is a group worker who believes in the power of people to help one another. She is active in renewing the church and in enlivening the priesthood of all believers. Serving with people who are economically poor, homeless and marginalized is her passion. This work is described in her writing “Come By Here: Church with the Poor”(2011) and The Empowerment Approach to Social Work Practice: Building the Beloved Community”2001 and many other publications. She is Professor Emerita at the University of Connecticut.