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September 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peter Levasseur, will be ordained to the transitional diaconate at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 30, at St. Matthias in Summerton. He has been called to serve at Epiphany, Eutawville starting on October 1, 2019.
It was during his four years in the Air Force that Peter Levasseur, a Long Island, NY native, encountered Christ. After that, he pursued and received his BA in Religion from Mid-America Nazarene University and his M.Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. He was ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in 1996 and served as a Chaplain with the Federal Bureau of Prisons in five different federal facilities in Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. He retired from government service in 2017 and has been living in South Carolina since 2008. Drawn to both Anglican liturgy and theology, he began attending St. Matthias, Sumerton in 2011. In 2018 Bishop Lawrence formally received him into the Anglican Church in North America. He and his wife Jenny have one child, Matthew, age 10.