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  • The Rev. Dr. Reed Freeman
  • Rector
  • Fr. Reed Freeman, and his wife, Nancy, began their ministry with us on November 1, 2016. Fr. Reed and Nancy come to us most recently from St. Paul’s by-the-Sea in Jacksonville Beach where they served for 15 months.  They are twelve-year residents of Jacksonville and have served five different congregations in the Diocese of Florida during that time. Altogether they have served twelve congregations in five dioceses of the Episcopal Church, all in the southeastern part of the United States. Fr. Reed has degrees in chemical engineering from MIT and in theology from the University of the South (Sewanee) and the Graduate Theological Foundation in Indiana.  After serving two years in the U.S. Army and 30 years in the chemicals and plastics industry, he went to seminary at Sewanee, graduating in 1996.  Fr. Reed was ordained in the Diocese of North Carolina to the diaconate in 1996 and to the priesthood in 1997. The Freemans make their permanent home in Jacksonville, FL; and have three children: Debbie Brant in northern Virginia; Reed in Brandon, Mississippi; and William in the Atlanta area, plus seven grandchildren ranging in age from 18 to 28.

  • Padrereedh@aol.com
  • The Reverend George Holston
  • Associate Rector
  • The Rev. George Holston was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, but grew up in Gainesville and graduated from Gainesville High School.  He attended Florida Southern College and then went to seminary at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, in Atlanta, GA. Anglican studies followed at Nashotah House.  He was ordained Deacon and Priest in the Diocese of Central Florida and served parishes in Florida, Georgia, and Minnesota.  A significant part of his ministry was serving as a military chaplain in both the Navy and the Army.  In 2013, he retired from the Army.  George has three grown children and shares his home with his father.

  • george.w.holston@gmail.com
  • The Reverend Jeremy Hole
  • Associate Priest
  • The Rev. Jeremy Hole is approaching the 50th Anniversary of his ordination and beginning his 32nd year as a priest at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.  Coming from a long line of priests in his family, Jeremy was born in  Detroit , MI, but has been a Floridian since the family relocated in his early childhood, first to Miami and later to Atlantic Beach.  He earned his BA from UF in 1959, and did graduate work in ancient and medieval history at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.  After teaching a year at Morehouse College in Atlanta, he moved to Cambridge, MA, and in 1965 graduated from the Episcopal Theological School. While serving as a curate in Rochester, NY, Jeremy was ordained to the priesthood on April 30, 1966.  Following a three-year stint as church school chaplain on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, Jeremy returned to UF for graduate work. While pursuing his studies, he served as supply clergy at many mission churches in the Gainesville area. In addition to his clerical duties, Jeremy taught English, math, and Latin at Interlachen High School, from 1978 until retirement in 2002.  Fr. Jeremy served as Interim Chaplain at UF’s Chapel of the Incarnation in 1982-83 and as Interim Priest at St. Michael's, Gainesville, from 1983-84.  In 1984, he came to Holy Trinity as an assisting priest under  the Rev. Earle Page and has served all rectors since then.  In 2009, Holy Trinity celebrated Fr. Jeremy's 25th anniversary as priest among us.  Jeremy and Suzanne Brown have been married for 29 years. 

  • hole@holytrinitygnv.org
 

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