Paul retired in April, 2016, after serving for 16 years as rector of Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church in Georgetown, SC. Before that, he had been an assistant rector for four years at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Sewickley, PA, after graduating in 1996 with a Masters in Divinity from Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA. Paul was ordained to the priesthood that same year. Prior to seminary, Paul had been a government contracts attorney with a law firm in Washington, D.C. for 17 years, and before law school, Paul served two years in the Army as a military policeman. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Michigan (1971), and his law degree from The George Washington University Law School (1976). He and Becky have been married for 48 years; they have two grown children and six grandchildren. They reside in Kingstree, SC, and at N. Litchfield Beach except when the beach house is rented (May-August). In this diocese Paul has served on the Board of Trustees, the Ecclesiastical Court, the search committee for bishop, the Anglican Communion Development Committee, the Standing Committee (President 2011-2013); dean of the Georgetown Deanery, and as a spiritual advisor on a Cursillo team. He was the interim rector at All Saints Church in Florence from October, 2016 to July, 2017, and served as Priest in Charge at St. John’s Church in Florence for 4 months in 2018 while the rector was on Sabbatical.