August 25, 2019
The Reverend Thomas Murphy has served as Rector of St. Philips Episcopal Church in Brevard since January 2018. He previous served as Assistant to the Dean at the Cathedral of All Soul’s in Asheville since 2006. Following his graduation at UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Religious Studies, Thomas spent two years in Honduras with the Episcopal Church’s Young Adult Service Corps helping street children. He received his Masters in Theological Studies at Harvard Divinity School and completed work in Anglican Studies at Virginia Theological Seminary and Episcopal Divinity School before being ordained in 2010. He and his wife, Amanda, have three children, Tav, Charlie, and Eloise.