Faculty

 

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The Rev'd Dr. Michael W. Petty

Fr. Michael Petty is a native of West Virginia and grew up in Houston, TX.  He received his education at Austin College (B. A.) and at Vanderbilt University (M. Div., M. A., Ph. D.).

During his twenty-five years of ordained ministry, he has served a large suburban congregation, a campus ministry at a medical school, and a hospital chaplaincy.

He serves as Canon for Adult Formation at St. Peter’s Anglican Cathedral [Tallahassee, FL], a position he has held since 2005, the year of the establishment of the church. Since its founding in 2014, he has served as Director of The Charles Simeon Institute.

In addition to pastoral ministry, Fr. Petty has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Perkins School of Theology (Southern Methodist University), the Nashotah House Theological Seminary, and the Tallahassee Christian College and Training Center [formerly the Center for Biblical Studies]. 

He is the author of A Faith That Loves the Earth: The Ecological Theology of Karl Rahner, published by the University Press of America.  

He is married to Sara Clausen and they have a son, Graham.

E-mail Fr. Michael: mpetty@StPetersFL.com

 
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The Rev'd Dr. Sudduth R. Cummings

Fr. Sudduth Cummings is a native of Missouri and earned degrees from Phillips University in Oklahoma and from the General Theological Seminary in New York. He earned his doctorate degree at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.  Ordained in 1971, he has served parishes in Oklahoma, Texas, Maryland, Connecticut, and Florida. He has taught at the Trinity School for Ministry and at the Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. 

After retiring to Tallahassee, FL, he has served as an interim and supply priest and has taught classes in the Adult Formation Program and in The Charles Simeon Institute: both at St. Peter’s Anglican Cathedral. He currently serves as Canon for Spiritual Formation at the Cathedral. His principal areas of interest are Spiritual Theology, Church History, Liturgy, and Biblical Studies. He continues to write daily Bible studies for the Bible Reading Fellowship.

He has been married to Charlotte A. Cummings for forty-seven years. He and Charlotte enjoy walking and traveling. He collects fountain pens and enjoys reading Sherlock Holmes, historical architecture and design, and historical fiction.

E-mail Fr. Cummings: scummings206@comcast.net

 
 

Staff

 
Fr. Michael Petty  Director E-Mail:  mpetty@StPetersFL.com

Fr. Michael Petty
Director
E-Mail: mpetty@StPetersFL.com

Kathleen Smith  Associate Director E-Mail:  kathleen@CharlesSimeonInstitute.com

Kathleen Smith
Associate Director
E-Mail: kathleen@CharlesSimeonInstitute.com

Joshua Eller  Curacy Administrator E-Mail:  Joshua.Eller@gmail.com

Joshua Eller
Curacy Administrator
E-Mail: Joshua.Eller@gmail.com

Margot Payne  Director of Communications E-Mail:  marmeepayne@gmail.com

Margot Payne
Director of Communications
E-Mail: marmeepayne@gmail.com