Rev. John Price
John Wilson Price, (the Rev.), Episcopal priest Spiritual Director (updated June, 2002) Chaplain, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Medical Center, Houston, 1996-
WORK HISTORY: ordained deacon, June 1964; priest, January 1965. Assistant to the Rector, Trinity Episcopal Church, San Antonio, Texas 1964-'65, (curate); Assistant Rector, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, San Antonio, 1965-'68; Rector, St. George's Episcopal Church, Austin TX, 1968-'88; Exchange Rector, St. Mary's Hanwell Parish Church, London, England, Sept 1975- Jan '76 Chaplain,Texas Army National Guard 1965-'95, held all positions from battalion chaplain to State Chaplain, Texas Military Forces; retired; Colonel; Rector, Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Spring, Texas, 1988-1996, retired from St Luke's Hospital and Assisting Priest at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, Houston.
EDUCATION: graduate, St. Stephen's Episcopal School, Austin TX 1957;The Univ. of Texas, Plan II (Honors) Program (history), B.A., 1961; The Virginia Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1964; USArmy Chaplain School, all courses, including General Staff Course, by 1982; School for Spiritual Directors, The Pecos Benedictine Monastery, Pecos, NM, Diplomate, 1986; Certified, Myers-Briggs Temperament Inventory, by Consulting Psychologists Press,1997.
FAMILY: son of Dr. & Mrs. W. Armstrong Price, b. Nov 24, 1938, Corpus Christi TX; married Arlene Bruchmiller, June, 1966; children: Rob, b. '70; Rick, '73; Catherine, '75.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Chair of St. George Senior Housing, Inc.: Founded St. George's Court, 1981-'84 (HUD 202 retirement facility). 49th Armored Division Chaplain 1987-'91, and State Chaplain, 1991-'95, Texas Army National Guard. Director of Summer Camping Program, Diocese of Texas, 1970-'74, Adjunct Professor, Field Work Program, Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest, 1970-'78, and as Mentor, trained 50 seminarians, 1969-'88. Spiritual Director 1986- has taught spiritual direction and spiritual development to hundreds of people in several schools locally and for the Diocese of Western Kansas, 1988, and again in 1992-'93 for 12 clergy and 12 laity, and for the Diocese of Texas, 1997- Spiritual director to many clergy (Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, Baptist, and Episcopalians) and laity from many congregations. On numerous
COMMUNITY BOARDS over the years, Trustee, St. Stephen's Episcopal School, 1982-'88. Cursillo - spiritual director on 16 weekends, 1978-'94, Steering Committee 1978-81, Diocesan Spiritual Director 1980-82; Kairos team member: 98, Jester II Unit, TDCJ; 2000, same. Diocesan Coordinator for Faith Alive, 1991- '97, Spiritual Advisor, '97-; Diocesan Div. of Spiritual Development member, '95-; Chair, Dep't of Clergy Spiritual Development, '97-Ô01; Faculty, Formation IN Direction, the diocesan school to train spiritual directors. Chairman, Armed Forces Commission, Diocese of Texas, 81-. President, Bridges' Community Friends, Inc., community group doing social service support work in large local apartment complex with folks below poverty line. 1993-'96
Updated June 2002