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All Saints’ Vestry is Proud to Announce Our Next Rector: The Rev. Dr. Simon Mainwaring

The Rev. Dr. Simon MainwaringThe Rev. Dr. Simon Mainwaring has been called to serve as the next rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church. Simon is married to Monica, who is also an Episcopal priest (serving Christ Church, Coronado), and with whom he has three children: Elliott, 10; Euan, 8; and Annie, 6. Simon is originally from England and was educated at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, and Birmingham where he earned a PhD in biblical theology. He comes to us from St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea in San Diego, California where he has served as rector for the past seven years. He also serves the Diocese of San Diego as dean of studies of the diocesan School for Ministry and is president of the diocesan standing committee. Simon has ministered in schools, hospitals, and parish churches, and is also the author of two books, a number of journal articles, and his blog God at the Beach. Besides writing, he enjoys time with his family, cycling, painting and cheering on his beloved English soccer team, Tottenham Hotspur.

“I have been struck by the many and varied ways by which All Saints’ makes a commitment to share Christ’s love in Atlanta and in the world beyond. I cannot wait to play my part and roll up my sleeves and minister alongside you for many happy years to come!”

Simon’s first Sunday with us will be August 6, 2017. Welcome Simon!

Meet The Rev. Dr. Simon Mainwaring – watch the video shown at the Parish Meeting.

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