(1760–1821) Successor to Mother Ann Lee (charismatic preacher and founder of the Shakers), she is credited with developing choreographed sacred dance and the use of hymns and anthems in Shaker worship. She was an elder in her community at a time when gender equality in religious leadership was unheard of. (February 7)
Mother Lucy Wright
The Dancing Saints Icons project at Saint Gregory Nyssen Episcopal Church, San Francisco is a multi-year installation project supported by All Saints Company, the congregation of Saint Gregory Nyssen Church and many donors and benefactors. The iconographer is Mark Dukes.