Profile of St. Paul's Rector
The Rev. Joseph M. Rushton
The Rev. Joseph M. Rushton has accepted the call of the Vestry and Wardens to become the Rector at the St. Paul’s Church Georgetown, DE. He will accept the responsibility as Rector on November 1, 2011.
Joe comes to Diocese of Delaware from the Diocese of Maryland where he most recently served as Interim Rector for two parishes in the greater Towson area of Baltimore County Maryland.
Joe is a native of Maryland. Following a 19 year career as a clinical social worker in the mental health field, he studied as Virginia Theological Seminary in preparation to be received as a priest in the Episcopal Church.
Prior to his social work career, Joe served as a deacon and priest in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, serving parishes within Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties of Maryland.
Joe was born and raised in Baltimore County and currently lives in Severna Park with Nick Codd his partner of over 24 years and their three year old rescue dog Evan. Nick and Evan are members of St. Martin’s in the Field parish in Severna Park, Maryland.