St. Mark's Rector, Willis Logan comes from Christ Church, Charlottesville although he has ties to the Roanoke Valley and lived most of his life in Salem. He is married to Ashley, who he met when he was a junior at Salem High School. Ashley is a UVa trained General Pediatrician and has joined Physicians to Children in Roanoke. Willis and Ashley have three children. They love to do all things outside with an emphasis on any water sport.
After graduating from Middlebury College in Vermont, Willis owned and operated The Virginia Company -- a specialized retailer focused completely on Virginia Products -- hams, peanuts and wine. After finishing an executive degree at Georgetown, he divested the businesses and pursued a call to the Priesthood. Willis was ordained in June of 2014 after completing his degree at Duke Divinity School. His ministry is focused on pastoral care, integrating grace into the parish, and teaching and preaching through the lens of Law and Gospel.
Not pictured, Charlie Echols.
This spring/summer, we are pleased to welcome Matt Rossi as our summer seminarian.
Matt is married to Haley and they have a daughter, Mila, who was born on Christmas Day of 2019! Matt and Haley are originally from the midwest. Haley from Minneapolis and Matt from Peoria, Illinois. He has finished his first year in the Masters of Divinity program at Duke and is currently discerning ordination to the priesthood.
Matt taught Bible and Theology at a small Christian high school in Michigan before starting at Duke and has spent a lot of time working in Christian camping ministry as well.
He loves to read, cook, watch baseball (especiall the Chicago Cubs) and soccer, hike and camp, and, especially now, to go on walks with Haley and Mila.