Our new Associate Rector, Lissie (pronounced “Lizzie,” just spelled with “s!”), and her
husband, Chris, grew up in north Georgia, and were in Texas since 2009 before coming to Virginia Beach. They have three cats: Riza, May, and Alphonse.
While in Texas, Lissie and Chris attended Truett Seminary at Baylor University
together and both received a Master of Divinity in Missions and World
Christianity. They joined the Episcopal Church in 2015, and Lissie entered discernment in 2018, receiving her Diploma of
Anglican Studies from Seminary of the Southwest in 2020. She then began a
two-year curacy program in the Diocese of Texas in the midst of the
Lissie has a deep love for the people of the church, and wants to demystify
the Bible for the average parishioner and help people to connect their
faith to their life in the world. Robust
liturgy, deep study, and thoughtful preaching are all things she brings to further equip you on the journey you’re already taking with
Lissie joins us from Trinity
Episcopal Church in The Woodlands, TX, where she was set on a sure
foundation, and is excited to
join us at Old Donation.