The Most Reverend Ray Sutton, Bishop Ordinary
The Most Reverend Ray R. Sutton, Ph.D., currently serves as Presiding Bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church and Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of Mid-America. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and moved to Dallas at age thirteen. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts [B.F.A.] from Southern Methodist University in 1972, a Master of Theology [Th.M.] from the Dallas Theological Seminary in 1976, and a Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D.] from Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University, in association with Coventry University in 1998.
Bishop Sutton served in parish ministry from 1976 until 1991; Dean and Associate Professor of New Testament at the Reformed Episcopal Seminary in Philadelphia from 1991 until 1995; and Dean and Professor of Theology at Cranmer Theological House in Shreveport, Louisiana from 1995 until 2001. He was ordained a Bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church in 1999, and was called to the Church of the Holy Communion in 2001.
Bishop Sutton has authored four books on theology, his most recent being Signed, Sealed and Delivered: A Study of Holy Baptism. He is an avid reader, listener to classical music, a low handicap golfer and bird hunter.
The Reverend Carl T. Lund, Rector
Born in Texas, Fr. Carl was raised on the Central Coast of California. He is the father of five children and husband to his wife of 15 Years, Beth. He has served as a minister in the Reformed Episcopal Church since 1998. Fr. Carl enjoys cultivating relationships through the many avenues of fellowship offered at Church of the Holy Trinity. He believes strongly in the point that ministry is the building up of one another in cultivating personal relationships. His passions include preaching, teaching, cooking, grilling, baseball, college football, and his family. He has been credited with introducing grilling meat to the monthly Men’s Pipe Club. (Through this, he has introduced many Texans to his favorite cut of meat, Tri-Tip). His motto for how he sees his ministry is inspired by Bishop Charles Edward Cheney, second Bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church, who wrote this, "The church to which one belongs is his home. A Christian who is ignorant of his own church, ought to be as rare as the man who knows nothing of the house in which he dwells."
The Reverend Eric Harvey
Fr. Eric was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Central Florida. He is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and served in the Coast Guard from 1990-1996, including 4 years in Houston. Shortly after leaving the service, he worked at NASA Johnson Space Center as a contract flight safety engineer (A job he currently holds). It was about this time when he met and married his wife of 16 years, Vanessa. They are the parents of three very active sons and a beautiful baby daughter.
Fr. Eric received his Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2005, with a concentration in pastoral theology. He loves to preach and teach the Bible, especially in small groups. His interests include reading, basketball, Aikido, and Bible study.
The Reverend Deacon David Marshall
Deacon Marshall is a Native Texan, growing up in Copperas Cove. He is an accomplished musician and has played in groups locally and nationally. Dcn. Marshall works for Roadrunner Rubber Corp. as Sales Manager. He is married to Marlyn and has three children and three grandchildren.