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About the Curator

Rt. Rev. Edward Donalson III, DMin

Director of Worship and Liturgy, School of Theology and Ministry

Seattle University


Educator, author, thought coach, and multi-media personality, Rt. Rev. Edward Donalson III, DMin is a visionary with a dynamic message of empowerment.

Born in Philadelphia, PA and cultivated in Seattle, WA as a bi-coastal youth, he developed a heart for diversity and an ability to navigate all socioeconomic, educational, and ethnic spheres. Traveling nationally as a guest lecturer, workshop clinician, and preacher since 1996, he is a constructive theologian with a liberative lens. His scholarship centers intersectional theology as an emerging discipline.
With a Bachelor of Theology, a Masters of Art in Global Leadership and a Doctorate of Ministry. Married eighteen years to Ujima E. Donalson, CPC, NLPP, M.Ed., and father of one daughter. Dr. Donalson speaks a life affirming message to all people.

Dr. Donalson has authored 7 books: Moments of Worship; More Moments of Worship; THINK! Retooling Your Mind for Kingdom Success; THINK Again! The Roadmap to Kingdom Greatness; Unlocking the Genius Within: Essays on Greatness; Get Your Life: Affirmations, Inspirations, and Intentions, and In My Own Words; the Contemplative Life of a 21st Century Bishop, and is also the compiler of two anthologies: On Becoming and Yes I’m a Christian; a Practical Theology for an Emerging Generation. He is host of Curated Conversations on Justice in partnership with Genesis Global Spiritual Center (CSL).

Dr. Edward Donalson, III currently serves as Senior Pastor of Kingdom Family Worship Center Int’l and is the Presiding Prelate of Freedom Assemblies Worldwide. He is the current President of the United Ecumenical College of Bishops while concurrently serving the College of Affirming Bishops. As a member of the College of Affirming Bishops he sits on the Theological Education Council of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries. Dr. Donalson is also the Bishop of Operations for the P.U.R.E. Ministries International Fellowship Churches and serves both on the King County Juvenile Justice Steering Committee and The City of Kent Community Police Race Relations Taskforce.



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