Father Wil became Chaplain for Midway Fire Rescue in 2014. As Chaplain, he is available to all members of the Department to provide guidance and counseling in matters of a spiritual, personal, family or job related nature. He is also available in situations where the possibility of injury to personnel is high, such as structure fires or natural disasters.
Father Wil received a BA in Philosophy & Religion from Appalachian State University, Boone, NC in 2002 and in 2009 he earned a M.Div. from The School of Theology, Sewanee, TN. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2010.
Originally from Asheville, NC, he was called to be Rector at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church in 2012, where he currently ministers to a congregation of 400+ active members. His background includes leadership and outreach with both youth and underprivileged/underserved populations. On the Diocesan level he serves on the Bishop’s Commission on Ministry, Convener for the Waccamaw Pee Dee Deanery and several liturgical committees.
When he is not working, Father Wil is an avid fisherman and family man. He lives in Pawleys Island with his wife, Amanda and their two daughters, Lilly and Willow.