Our Shepherds

Father James L. Ward


Father James L. Ward is a priest of the Orthodox Anglican Church (OAC).  He serves as Rector of St. Augustine's Anglican Church in Bryson City, NC. Father James has lived the majority of his life in Western North Carolina and currently resides in Bryson City, NC.  He and his wife, Patty, have two daughters and six … Read More

Deacon Denny Trousdale


Deacon Denny is our newest Shepherd at Saint Augustine’s. He was ordained into the diaconate on May 24th, 2015. Deacon Denny has served as both Secretary and Junior Warden on the church vestry since he and his bride Katherine became members of Saint Augustine’s and The Orthodox Anglican Church in the Spring of 2007. He is … Read More