Goeffrey M. Hoare, ’82 S.T.M.

The Reverend Geoffrey M. St. J. Hoare recently stepped down as Rector of All Saints’, Atlanta where he had served since June, 1998.  A native of England, he came to America as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina in 1976. After taking an additional degree from Cambridge University, he returned to the United States and to Yale and Berkeley Divinity Schools. He was ordained Deacon and Priest in the Diocese of North Carolina and taught theology in the Vocational Deacons Training Program. During those years he also served on the Executive Board and Standing Committee of the Diocese as well as serving as adjunct faculty at the Virginia Theological Seminary. Geoffrey has served church and community in a number of capacities including addressing issues of domestic violence, rape crisis and child abuse (Impact) in North Carolina; issues of homelessness (Carpenter’s Lodgings and Shelter) and AIDS (The Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry) in Virginia; and seeking to address issues of race, class and other “isms” on a national level (VISIONS Inc).