Rev Bob Lawrence

The Rev.  Bob Lawrence

Diocesan Canon for Global Missions

4083 E Amy Lane Johns Island, SC 29455-8177

(843) 276-1758


The Rev. Canon Bob Lawrence serves as the Diocesan Canon for Global Missions. He is a 1990 graduate of the General Theological Seminary in New York City. He served at Trinity, Portsmouth, VA, St. Matthew’s, Darlington, St. Michael’s, Charleston and Christ Church, Mt. Pleasant before serving from 2010 to 2022 as the Executive Director of St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center. He also served 28 years in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator and then Chaplain. He presently represents the Diocese on the ACNA Provincial Council. Long involved in international missions, he was made the Diocesan Canon for Global Missions by Bishop Edgar in 2023. He serves the Diocese as Chair of the committee for Anglican Missional Partnerships, Advocate for the ACNA Global Mission Initiative, and Representative for Anglican Global Mission Partners where he serves on the Steering Committee. He is also a Trustee for New Wineskins Missionary Network and for Great Lakes Outreach. Throughout 2023, he served as the Assistant to the Director of the Anglican Leadership Institute. Bob is married to Lynn who shares his passion for international missions having joined him on mission in Burundi, Uganda, Ethiopia, and South Sudan. They are the parents of three married sons, Stratton, Newman and Will Henry, with seven grandchildren among them who know them as JaJa and Lula.