A “diocese” is a large body of Episcopal churches. St. Nicholas is an active part of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta.
The Right Reverend Robert C. “Rob” Wright, Diocesan Bishop: The word “episcopal” means “a church with oversight by a bishop.” Our bishop is the Right Reverend Rob Wright, the 10th bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta. Bishop Wright makes regular visits to St. Nicholas to provide pastoral care, inspiration, and connection to the larger church. Click here for more about Bishop Wright.
The Right Reverend Don Wimberly, Assisting Bishop: The job of a bishop is difficult, overseeing so many congregations.The Diocese of Atlanta is blessed to have the Rt. Rev. Don Wimberly serve as the Assistant Bishop to Bishop Wright. Bishop Wimberly makes regular visits to St. Nicholas as well, supporting both our ministry and Bishop Wright’s. Click here for more about Bishop Wimberly.
The Reverend Jeff Jackson, Rector: Father Jeff came to Harris County in November of 2008, from St. Peter’s on Skidaway Island in Savannah, where he served as Assistant Rector. He grew up in the Southeast, born in Memphis, TN, then spent his early years in eastern rural Alabama before landing in Augusta, GA. He received a degree in Religion and Philosophy from Berry College in Rome, then went immediately to Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, VA where he graduated in 2003. He is passionate about youth and children’s ministry as well as ministry to the marginalized – the poor, the prisoner, the hungry. He serves as pastor, preacher, teacher, missioner, and administrator of St. Nicholas.
Father Jeff is married to Molly and has four children, Tai, Bronwyn, Liam, and Grey. When he is not spending time with family or at work, he is also a local singer-songwriter and plays frequently in Columbus, GA. He recorded his first album in 2016 called Incomplete Dreams. Jeff is also an avid fan of music, comic books, superhero movies, and his favorite TV show Doctor Who.