The Rev. Dr. Trawin E. Malone joined with Christ Episcopal Church as Rector on December 7, 2014.
Trawin, as he likes to be called, comes with a wealth of experience through 30+ years of ordained ministry. Before coming to Christ Church, he served as the Canon for Regional Ministry in the Diocese of North Carolina. In this role, he works with congregations throughout the Diocese with emphasis on congregations in the Northwest region. Prior to this position, he served as Rector of The Episcopal Church of the Atonement, in Atlanta, Georgia. He has also served full time at St. Martin’s Episcopal School as well as at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Metairie, Louisiana, as Assistant Rector and Director of Christian Formation. At the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Terrell, Texas, he served as Rector and Headmaster of the day school and as Youth Minister at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Dallas, Texas. He began his ministry as an assistant at St. James Episcopal Church in Dallas.
Trawin graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in Psychology and Philosophy. He received his Master of Divinity degree from the Episcopal Theology Seminary of the Southwest in Austin and M. Ed. from the University of North Texas in counselor education. He also holds a D. Min. degree in Congregational Development from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Illinois.