The Rev. Andrew Van Kirk joined the staff as the Associate Rector in the fall of 2013. He was named Priest-in-Charge in August 2017, and instituted as St. Andrew's second Rector in February 2019.
Prior to coming to St. Andrew’s, Andrew served as the Associate Rector at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Dallas. Father Andrew grew up in Dallas before attending Duke University (B.A. History and Computer Science) and Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv, ThM – New Testament). In between institutions of higher education, he briefly wrote software for Amazon.com.
At a diocesan level Fr. Andrew serves on the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. He and his wife Stephanie, who also has an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, have three children, Henry, Addie and Drew.