The Revd Grace Thomas

Tutor in Chaplaincy Studies and Pastoral Care

Grace is Programme Lead for Postgraduate Chaplaincy Studies. She has particular interests in Pastoral Theology, bridge building between faith and secular realms, pastoral responses to the Climate Emergency and issues regarding inclusion and diversity in faith communities. Before being ordained as an Anglican Priest, she was an NHS nurse, working in emergency medicine, women’s health and research. She holds an MA in Healthcare Ethics and Law and an MA in Practical Theology. She is also a part time priest in the Manchester Diocese.


Thomas, G. (2021). Climateaction as mission. Cambridge: Grove Books.

Thomas, G. (2021). Howthe story of a Moss Side EcoBrick revealed the intersectionality of mission. [Conferencepresentation] Durham Common Awards Conference.

Thomas, G. (2020). Solidarity with Eve: a feministreflection on climate grief. In H.Malcom (ed), Words for a dying world. SCMPress

Thomas, G. (2020). Book Review: Encountering the scared:feminist reflections on women’s lives, edited by Rebecca Todd Peters and GraceY Kao. Practical Theology, 13(1-2),pp. 194 – 196.

Thomas, G. and Coleman, M. (2020, March 7th). ‘Christian rebellion for the climate?’[Workshop] Renewal and Rebellion conference, Joint Public Issues Team.

Thomas, G. (2019, May, 2nd). ‘Barriers & ‘belonging’- from Priesthoodto the Pews’: Reflections on a year in ministry. [Conference presentation]‘Knowing our place? Marking 25 years of women priests in the Church of England,Manchester Diocese.