The Church of Our Saviour at Oatlands has selected the Rev. Dr. William E. Wilson as its new Rector effective November 1.
Dr. Wilson, 55, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, was a stockbroker there and in Charleston, South Carolina, before earning a PhD in Finance at the University of Indiana in 1991. He taught corporate finance and real estate in the Business Schools of the University of Hawaii, George Washington University and Georgetown University.
A member of the Church of Our Saviour since 1996, he left academia to earn a Masters in Theology from Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry near Pittsburgh and has served as Curate at the Oatlands church since 2008. He and his family live in Ashburn.
The Church of Our Saviour is a 133-year-old independent Anglican parish using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer and the 1940 Hymnal at 39918 Oatlands Mill Road, Leesburg.
The Rev. Elijah White, who retired after 34 years as Rector there, will remain an active member of the congregation.