Bryan Pearson, Priest-in-Charge
Rev. Bryan began his ministry at St. Mark’s in late November of 2015. He born in Fort Gordon, Georgia and spent the majority of his life in Richmond Hill, Georgia, where his family still resides. Bryan did his theological studies at Emmanuel Christian Seminary in Johnson City, Tennessee and Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Before serving as the Priest in Charge at St. Mark’s, Rev. Bryan was the Rector of the Parish of Pasadena/Cormack in the Diocese of Western Newfoundland, Anglican Church of Canada. In his ministry, Bryan has also served as a Youth Coordinator and a Hospice Chaplain.
Bryan’s passion, when it comes to ministry, are the bible, pastoral care, outreach, and mission. When not at St. Mark’s, Bryan enjoys cycling, running, spending time with family and friends, laughing, and listening to music. You can find some of his sermons on his blog.
Susan Dearborn, Organist and Choir Director
Susan Dearborn began at St. Mark’s as Organist and Choir Director in 1992 and has found it very rewarding to work with the many St. Mark’s parishioners who share their time and talent with the congregation. She began her career when she was appointed the organist for her hometown church at the age of 12, and since then has played for hundreds of services in churches of all denominations. Susan earned her undergraduate degree in musical theatre at the University of New Hampshire, and her master’s degree in music librarianship from the Simmons College Graduate School of Information Science. Outside of St. Mark’s, she directs an agency that represents classical music conductors and instrumentalists to orchestras and chamber music ensembles around the world. Susan welcomes any parishioners who love to sing in an enjoyable, collegial, low-pressure environment to join the Adult Choir!