Saint Athanasius Anglican is affiliated with the Diocese of the Eastern United States in the Anglican Province of America. Our priest is the Rev'd Fr. Thomas W. Allen, SSC. Our Bishop Ordinary is the Right Rev'd Chandler Jones, SSC.
Fr. Allen, pictured above with his son Wynn, is from Greenville, SC, and a graduate of Montreat College in Religion with a concentration in history. He earned a Masters of Divinity from Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA. Having served Episcopal Churches in South Carolina and Maryland, and as the first rector of Christ Anglican Church (Cashiers, NC), Father Allen came to us in November 2020. Fr. Allen particularly enjoys preaching from the prophets, being an extrovert, spending copious amounts of time with his kids, and is an avid outdoorsman. Prior to receiving Holy Orders, Fr. Allen served in law enforcement and in the contracting trades. Fr. Allen was ordained by Bishop Walter Grundorf in the Anglican Province of America.
Our adult Christian Education class has surprised many visitors. We believe people thirst for knowledge of their faith, and in an information age offering little wisdom or depth, we strive to fulfill that desire. We pledge to provide you knowledge of the doctrines of God necessary for your walk towards sanctification, serving humanity, and sustaining your hope of heaven. ✠ ✠ ✠
We renovated an old biker house to use for worship and ministry while preparing to build a new sanctuary. Our new location will be 2.5 miles west on Route 33 off Winn's Church Road in Hanover County. Look for the tall cross, you can see it from the highway.