Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

Pastor, St. Paul United Church of Christ

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian is the pastor of St. Paul United Church of Christ (UCC), Old Blue Rock Road in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated from Eden Theological Seminary in 2010 and Fontbonne University in 1995. Besides the Huffington Post, Torigian has contributed writings to the UCC's blog and the denomination's Daily Devotional. Recently, her essay “Always the Pastor, Never the Bride” was published in the book "There’s a Woman in the Pulpit" (Skylight Paths Publishing, 2015). Torigian regularly posts her musings on being a progressive unmarried Christian, current events, justice issues, pop culture, and theology at