The Rev. Elise Hanley

Assisting Priest

Rev. Elise Hanley

The Rev. Elise Ashley Hanley currently serves as Assistant Rector at Trinity on the Green, and as Assisting Priest at ECY.  A born and raised New Yorker, she attended the General Theological Seminary, and graduated from Union Theological Seminary in May 2016. Prior to seminary, she worked at Marble Collegiate Church in NYC as Director of Mission and Outreach, as well as Coordinator for its Women’s, Arts, and LGBTQ fellowship groups. She also helped to oversee the outreach programs of her sponsoring parish, St. Bart’s in NYC, including their 365-night a year women’s shelter. She is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and worked as a stage and production manager on, off, and way off Broadway prior to discerning a call to the priesthood. She is married to Chris Ashley, who serves as a chaplain at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

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