The Reverend John Thomas Frazier
was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee where he enlisted
in the United States Marine Corps. He served for thirty years
in the Marines and surrendered more and more to God’s call
on his life. Near the end of his service career he performed many
church duties at his new home parish of St Christopher’s
Episcopal Church, Havelock, North Carolina.
While serving at St Christopher’s
John has served as Senior Warden twice, Junior Warden, vestry
person, lay reader, Sunday School Teacher, and assisted with numerous
special projects. John was named Postulant for Holy Orders in
the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina on March 25, 2002 and entered
Virginia Theological Seminary, in Alexandria, Virginia the fall
of that same year.
Graduating from Virginia Theological
Seminary in May of 2005 he was ordained a Deacon on June 25th
of 2005 at St Peter’s Episcopal Church, Washington, North
Carolina and accepted a position as Deacon-in-Charge at St Paul’s
in-the-Pines Episcopal Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina on
July 1st 2005. John was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests
on April 8th, 2006 at St John’s Episcopal Church, Fayetteville,
North Carolina and is the Rector of St Paul’s in-the-Pines
Episcopal Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina. John is married
to the former Veronica Phillips.