Clergy & Staff
The Rev. Canon James M. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Priest-in-Charge
The Reverend Jim has been Trinity’s Priest-in-Charge since 2011. A native of Missouri, Jim earned his B.S. (Biology/Chemistry)from Drury College, Springfield, MO, in 1963, afterward serving in the U.S. Air Force, where he achieved the rank of Captain. After his honorable discharge, Jim returned to school, receiving a M.S. (Psychology) from Eastern Washington State University, and his Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology) from Oklahoma State University.
He was in private practice in Oklahoma for 31 years as a clinical psychologist working in the educational and criminal justice fields, later enrolling in the Virginia Theological Seminary, followed by his ordination as a priest into The Episcopal Church in 2001.
Jim is also the author of several books, including, The Canon’s Corner, and The 7 Steps to Personal Power.