As missioner for indigenous ministries, Hauff will be responsible for enabling and empowering Indigenous peoples and their respective communities within the Episcopal Church. His primary focus will be leadership development, education and ministry development opportunities by and for Indigenous peoples by recognizing and empowering leaders from within the community.
As a member of the Episcopal Church Ethnic Ministries Office, Hauff will be based in Minneapolis, Minnestora. Hauff will begin his new position on Feb. 21. At that time he will be available at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hauff has been rector of All Saints’ Torresdale Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (Diocese of Pennsylvania) since 2012. He previously served in congregations in the dioceses of Florida, Minnesota, South Dakota and Texas. Hauff is enrolled with the Oglala Sioux Tribe, headquartered in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. He is a speaker, presenter and author on various Native American topics and issues.
For the church, he served on the Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church (TREC); Board of Examining Chaplains in the Dioceses of Florida and Pennsylvania; and the Board of Trustees and adjunct faculty member at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois.
In Minneapolis, he was the director of the adolescent program for the Domestic Abuse Project.
He holds a Master of Divinity from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary; a Doctor of Clinical Psychology from Minnesota School of Professional Psychology of Argosy University; a Master of Education from South Dakota State University; and a Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.