The Rev. Patrick Miller Received his BA from Austin College in Communication and Philosophy in 1990. He received his MDiv from the Seminary of the Southwest in 2000.
In February 2008, Patrick became the ninth rector of St. Mark’s church and school. He serves as Executive Chairman of our school, and as a member of the St. Mark’s Endowment Board. On the parish level he advises the Liturgy Committee, the Welcome Committee, the Stewardship Committee, and the Formation Committee.
He serves the Diocese of Texas as a member of the Executive Board, the Episcopal Foundation of Texas, as Trustee of the Seminary of the Southwest, and as a Trustee of Camp Allen. He has recently served as a deputy to The General Convention. He has served as Dean of the East Harris Convocation, secretary of The Standing Committee, the Bishop’s Transition Committee, and Diocesan Youth Ministry transition committee. Outside of the parish he serves on the boards of The Beacon, and the Christian Community Service Center, and he and his wife Allison serve on the advisory board of Houston Achievement Place. He has served the board of Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston. He is an alumnus of The Texas Lyceum.
Patrick has served as Canon for Christian Formation, Christ Church Cathedral, and as assistant rector of St. Richard’s, Round Rock, Texas. As youth minister he served St. Alban’s, Austin Texas, Christ Church Greenwich, Connecticut, and the Waco, Texas, Episcopal Youth Community.
He currently has two books, Empty: A Pilgrim’s Memoir and Spoken: A Collection of Sermons.
You can watch his TED talk here.
People Ask Patrick: “How does someone become involved at St. Mark’s?”
Little known fact: Patrick’s worst kept secret is that he takes boxing lessons. The littlest known fact is that he auditioned for Ester’s Follies in Austin, Texas using a crayon drawing of himself as a headshot.
He has been married to Allison Miller for 13 years, and they have two children.
Get in touch with Patrick: firstname.lastname@example.org