Joseph Clavijo III
The Rev. Joseph Clavijo serves as deacon at St. George’s Episcopal Church in New Orleans, and is chair of the Bishop’s Environmental Commission for the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. He serves as chair for the “Greening our House of Worship” committee for the Greater New Orleans Interfaith Climate Coalition. In community, Joseph serves as volunteer chaplain at Tulane Medical Center and is a board member serving with Grace at the Greenlight, a ministry providing meals and services for the unhoused in New Orleans. Joseph recently completed a certificate program from The University of the South; “Contemplation and Care for Creation” and is organizing events within the diocese and interfaith community where participants will encounter the sacred in nature, interpret that experience, and reflect on its implications for their own lives and society. He and his wife Donna have two adult children. They spend considerable time involved in music and the arts and enjoy spending time in creation at Audubon Park and City Park.