Pastor Brent came to be Rector of St. Paul’s in the summer of 2021 after sixteen years in the Diocese of Western North Carolina. He previously served congregations in Cullman, AL and St. Simons Island, GA.
He has a B.A. in theatre from Furman University and attended seminary at the School of Theology at the University of the South, in Sewanee, TN. Pastor Brent has a Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary.
For the past decade and a half, his service to the Church has also included working with the programs of the Episcopal Preaching Foundation to support the ministry of preaching.
He and his wife, Cindy, have a daughter, son in law, and granddaughter who live in Birmingham and they are looking forward to frequent visits.