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The Rev. Andrew Thayer

The Reverend Andrew Thayer came to the Church of the Ascension in the fall of 2014, by way of Oxford, England, where he is completing the work on his doctorate degree in Theology and where he also served in area parishes.

Andrew is a native of Austin, Texas. He earned a BA degree from the University of Texas and a Masters of Divinity degree from Sewannee School of Theology. Prior to his studies in England, he served as Youth Minister at St. Michael and All Angels in Dallas, Associate Rector at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San Antonio and Rector at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church & Academy in Corpus Christi.

In addition to his work as a priest, Andrew is a musician and composer. He is married to Kelsey Thayer and they have three children, ages 5 to 12.