Fr. Steve Rice is the rector of St Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. A native of South Carolina, he has degrees from Erskine College (B.A., Psychology), Candler School of Theology at Emory University (M.Div.) and Nashotah House (D.Min.).
Raised in the United Methodist Church, Fr. Rice served for five years as a student local pastor in the South Carolina Annual Conference of the UMC. Ordained to the priesthood in 2005 in the Diocese of Georgia, Fr Rice has served St Michael’s in Waynesboro, Georgia, and since 2008, has been the rector of St Timothy’s.
A committed Anglo-Catholic, Fr. Rice is the president of the Society of King Charles the Martyr (American Region), a member of the board of the Society of Mary, and is active in the Guild of All Souls, Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament, Venerable Order of St John, and is a Priest Associate of the Holy House at the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.
In 2016, Fr. Rice established the Society of St Joseph of Arimathea, which has paid for the cremation and/or provided burial for nearly 300 infants and children in Winston-Salem.
He is married to the former Cherilyn Walker and together they have three children. He occasionally blogs at ritualnotes.com.