MEET THE RECTOR
The Rev. Jimmy Abbott
The Rev. Jimmy Abbott joined the Holy Comforter family in 2012. Since then, Holy Comforter has experienced a time of transformation as new missions have been planted, new ministries launched, and as the church has grown substantially.
Jimmy earned his Bachelor of Arts in History with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. While attending UT, Jimmy discerned a call to ordained ministry. After graduation from college, Jimmy enrolled in the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia and earned his Master of Divinity with honors in May 2010. While in seminary, he served as a seminarian at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia.
Jimmy served as the Assistant Rector at St. Alban’s in Waco, TX from 2010 to 2012 where he worked with the young adults, youth, and taught a variety of education classes.
Jimmy and his wife, Maggie live in Spring and enjoy reading and music. Jimmy also loves to play golf and write.
You can hear from Jimmy by following Two Priests in a Pod, a podcast he does with his friend, the Rev. Geoff Evans. You can listen to his sermons on the Holy Comforter podcast. You can also find Jimmy on Twitter @RevJAbbott
The Rev. Bob Lowry
The Rev. Bob Lowry serves as the deacon at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. Ordained to the diaconate in 2012, Deacon Bob also works as a hospice chaplain. Under Deacon Bob’s leadership, Holy Comforter has planted worshipping communities in six local nursing homes. Plus, he hosts a support group for the unemployed.
Deacon Bob’s wife, Louise, is also an active member of Holy Comforter.
HOLY COMFORTER STAFF
Office Hours are Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Faith will help answer any questions you might have about Worship Services, Christian Formation, and membership. Faith will assist you in finding ways to get involved in the church.
Director of Music
A skilled pianist and teacher, Ashley brings great experience and education to our church's music program. She is on faculty at the International Music Academy and will soon pursue a Doctoral of Arts degree.
As Parish Administrator, Mike oversees the financial and administrative aspects of Holy Comforter. All questions regarding your financial contributions can be answered by Mike.
Director of Family, Children, and Youth Ministries
Kim Faasse is the longest serving staff member at Holy Comforter. She oversees all the activities and Christian formation opportunities for families, youth, and children.
Emily compiles the weekly church e-newsletter, puts together the weekly worship bulletins, and designs various church graphics and printed material. She is also partially responsible for this website :)