The Rev. Murray Powell grew up in Houston, received his B.A. in Journalism from the University of Texas and his M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary. Murray is the retired, part-time, right-handed assistant at St. Mark’s. He focuses on pastoral needs of the congregation, assists the rector in preaching, and works to involve folks in the ministry of sacred hospitality at St. Mark’s. He came to St. Mark’s after being the priest at Lord of the Streets Church, which is the Diocese of Texas’ ministry for Houston’s homeless. Murray and Sarah, who teaches 8th grade math, have been married over 30 years and have children Kate, Will and Robin Angela.
People ask him about: Pastoral Care concerns, St. Mark’s Hospitality Ministries, and Service.
Murray’s little known fact: Aside from church work he is a woodturner and homebrewer. He and Sarah are very delighted to be at St. Mark’s.
Get in touch with Murray: firstname.lastname@example.org