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St Francis Welcomes The Reverend Marcia McRae

The Rev. Marcia McRae started her first day at St. Francis May 10, 2016. WELCOME ABOARD!

St. Francis is pleased to announce that the Reverend Marcia McRae will be joining us as our new Priest-in-Charge. Reverend McRae's first service with St Francis is Pentecost Sunday, May 15, 2016. She will be celebrating at the 8:30 am and 10:30 am services.

We welcome everyone to celebrate with us as we welcome her and her husband John to our congregation. Immediatedly following the 10:30 am service will be our traditional Pentecost Sunday picnic. For more details contact the Parish Office.


Rev. Marcia McRae has been a certified life coach since 2014, She was ordained in the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia to the Sacred Order of Priests on April 16, 2011. She and her husband, John, (who serves on Diocesan Council) were active lay persons in the Diocese of Georgia long before her ordination.

Rev. McRae first served as Curate at St. Thomas', Thomasville, and as supply priest, including at her home church of St. John's, Bainbridge, which she has served as Priest-in-Charge since December 2013.

She served many years as editor of The Church in Georgia, using skills she learned during her 13 years as a writer and an editor at The Valdosta Daily Times. She left The Times to be a stay-at-home mom after the birth of their son, Ashton, who lives in Washington, DC.

She and her husband, an outstanding educator, now retired, moved in 1998 to Bainbridge from Valdosta, where both had graduated from Valdosta State College (now University).

Rev. Marcia McRae and John married in 1970. She also has studied in Monterrey, Mexico, where she had lived with her bi-lingual family. She had opportunities to use her Spanish in her work as a high school teacher, including in the Migrant Education Program.

Our Mission Statement

As a Christian community, we seek to share the Gospel by welcoming all people, nurturing them through Word and Sacrament, and equipping God's people to serve others in Christ's name.

St. Francis Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 11406
503 Forest Hill Dr.
Goldsboro, NC 27532
Voice: 919-735-9845
Fax: 919-735-9893
Our church is completely
handicapped accessible.

The Reverend Marcia McRae, Priest-in-Charge,
may be reached by e-mail at parish@stfrancisgoldsboro.org or call the Parish Office.

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