Beth Frank, deacon-in-charge at New Life Episcopal Church, will be formally ordained as priest at 7 p.m. Friday at the church at 13118 Church Ave. NW.
The Rt. Rev. Arthur B. Williams Jr., assisting bishop, Diocese of Ohio, will perform the ordination.
A native of Fairlawn Heights, Frank is a graduate of Princeton and Case Western Reserve universities. She was a fair housing and civil rights attorney in Washington, D.C., where she also worked for Special Olympics.
Frank has served at New Life since August, following the retirement of the Rev. Pat Hanen. She will continue to serve New Life as priest-in-charge. For more information, call 330-699-3554, or visit www.CometoNewLife.org