Rev. Candice Provey

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Associate University Chaplain


Candice Ryals Provey joined the Chaplain’s Office in June 2012.  Candice earned her Masters of Divinity at Duke Divinity School, where she received the award for Biblical Excellence and the Jameson Jones Preaching Award in 2010.  She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Prior to coming to the Yale Chaplain’s Office, she directed the civic service initiative, Duke Alums Engage, as well as leadership opportunities and continuing education for women graduates with the Duke University Alumni Association.  She also served as the minister to young adults for First Presbyterian Church in Durham, North Carolina.

As an undergraduate at Duke, she was a scholar in the Duke Chapel Pathways program.  After graduating in 2004, she spent several years in public health working with HIV+ adults and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi.

She is married to Ren Provey, and they have a son named Elijah.