Redeemer Church Installs Rector

Monday, May 13, 2013

The Reverend Brice W. Ullman was installed as the third rector (senior pastor) of Chattanooga’s Anglican Church of the Redeemer in a 6 p.m. ceremony held in the Richmont University sanctuary  (former Central Presbyterian Church) at 1815 McCallie Avenue on Sunday, May 5.   The Right Reverend Foley Beach, bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South, officiated at the installation.  Clergy from other congregations in the diocese also participated in the ceremony.

The Reverend Ullman, a native of Marietta, OH, is married to the former Lauren Jones of Birmingham, AL.  He received a BA degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.

  Ullman also attended Westminster Seminary in PA, studied classical languages at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and received a Master of Divinity at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA.  He was ordained a priest in the Anglican Church in North America on May 9, 2012.  Since June 2012, the Reverend Ullman has served as Chaplain Resident at Erlanger Health Systems in Chattanooga.    He is also a Chaplain  (1LT) in the US Air Force Reserve.    

Rev. Ullman officially began his duties as Redeemer’s rector on April 1 and succeeds the Reverend Tom Waddell who has served as Redeemer’s rector since December 2009.  Rev. Waddell, who retired as senior minister, will continue to be connected with the local church. 

The Chattanooga congregation is affiliated with the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) and meets weekly in the Richmont sanctuary.     


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