Fr. John Parker
Fr. John Parker is rector of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Fr John earned his MDiv at Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA. After serving for a brief period as curate at Holy Cross Episcopal Church on Sullivan’s Island, SC, He and Matushka Jeanette, along with their two sons, embraced the Orthodox Faith in 2002. Fr John earned his MTh at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, NY, in 2004. In October 2011, he was appointed Chair of the Department of Evangelization of the Orthodox Church in America.