"Father Hunter"


Priest for Discipleship & Mission

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    I was born and raised in Jacksonville, Fla., and came to know Christ from an early age from my family and the liturgical worship of the church we attended. When I was old enough, I served as an acolyte and continue to love taking part in worship in the historic tradition. I received a B.A. in English from Samford University in 2012 and an M.Div. from Beeson Divinity School in 2015.

     Though I harbored a one-way crush on my wife, Stephie, throughout high school, God graciously turned her heart toward me while she spent a three-year period in Ethiopia with a water organization. We courted mainly via email and were married shortly after her return to the United States in 2016. We now have two young sons, Asher and Jed, and a daughter, Susannah.

     God first began to call me to a life of ministry in 2007, when I walked the Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James) in Spain with my parents. There I met dozens upon dozens of men and women from all over the world who were walking this ancient 500-mile trek searching for God, though many of them did not know him. Since that time the Lord has given me a passion for making Jesus known to people both inside and outside the Church.



9:00 am Sunday School; nursery

10:30 am Anglican Worship Service;
     Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

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