The Reverend Mark B. Pendleton came to Exeter in April 2013 to be Christ Church’s 17th rector. Before Christ Church, he was dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Hartford, Connecticut from 2004-2012; rector of the Church of Our Saviour, Silver Spring, Maryland from 1998-2004; rector of St. Luke’s, South Glastonbury, Connecticut from 1993-1998, and assistant to the rector of Christ Church in Short Hills, New Jersey from 1991-1993.
A graduate of the General Theological Seminary in New York City in 1991, he served as a Volunteer for Mission in Cuba for a year in 1986. He was ordained deacon in 1991 in the Diocese of Florida and priest in 1992 in the Diocese of Newark
He currently serves as President of the Community of the Cross of Nails/North America, which supports global reconciliation ministries inspired by the legacy and work of Coventry Cathedral in England. Mark leads regular mission trips to Latin America.
Mark was an Honorary Canon of St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Aberdeen, Scotland from 2005 to 2012.
Mark came to Christ Church in April 2013 as its 17th rector.
Mark is married to Leslie Glover Pendleton. They are parents of William and Lydia and live in nearby Greenland.
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To contact the rector in a pastoral emergency, Mark can be reached on his cell phone: 860-490-8544.