Our Shepherds

The Reverend Canon James L. Ward


James L. Ward is a priest and Canon of the Orthodox Anglican Church (OAC).  He serves as Rector of St. Augustine's Anglican Church in Bryson City, NC. Canon 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

The Very Reverend Denny Trousdale


Denny Trousdale is a priest serving as Curate at Saint Augustine’s and as Dean of the Orthodox Anglican Church (OAC). He was ordained into the diaconate on May 24th, 2015, the priesthood June 22nd, 2018 and installed as Dean of the Jurisdiction of the Orthodox Anglican Church on October 6, 2018. Dean Denny is currently the … Read More