The Rev. Newman H. Lawrence
St. Jude's Church, Walterboro
907 Wichman St Walterboro, SC 29488
The Rev. Newman Lawrence has served as the Rector of St. Jude’s, Walterboro since September 2020. Prior to being called to St. Jude’s he served as the Assistant at Church of Our Saviour on Johns Island where his ministry focus was on families and children’s ministries. Newman is married to Trish Sosnowski Lawrence and they have twin sons, Hank and Huck, and a daughter Mary Margaret. Newman currently is completing a three year term on Dioceasn Council and is an active member of the Diocesan Men's Leadership Team. Prior to seminary, Newman was a member of St. Michael’s Church, Charleston since 2002. While there, he volunteered in the areas of Youth Ministry, Men’s Ministry/ Hikes, Alpha, and was a Lay Reader. In the midst of that time, Newman and Trish spent two years in Uganda working for One World Health as the Project Director for their Masindi-Kitara Clinic/ Hospital. He graduated with an MDiv from Trinity School for Ministry in May of 2019 and a BS in Education from The Citadel in June of 2006.