St. Luke’s, Grants Pass, joyfully announces that the Rev. Ernestein C. Flemister has accepted the call to become the 9th Rector of their parish. The Rev. Flemister is the first woman and the first African-American to be called by St. Luke’s. She will begin her ministry August 22, 2018 and her first celebration of Holy Eucharist will be Sunday, August 26. A 2007 graduate of Bexley Hall Seminary, Rev. Flemister has been rector of St. James House of Prayer in Tampa, Florida since 2009.
St. Luke’s is looking forward to having Rev. Ernestein’s warm, pastoral presence among them as they thank God for the faithfulness of all involved in the discernment process.