Meet the Priests of 'Conversations with our Priests': The Rev. Nikki Mathis of St. Gregory the Great
Prior to this ministry, The Rev. Mathis served as the Associate Rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Rome, Georgia. At St. Peter's her responsibilities included preaching, teaching, pastoral care and counseling, and oversight of the children's and youth ministry programs. Prior to her five years at St. Peter's, she was the Associate Dean for Student Life at the School of Theology, University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. She has also served as Associate Rector at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Atlanta.
In addition to her parish experience, Nikki has served as a teacher / professor in the Preaching Excellence Program in Richmond, Virginia during the past 7 years. And prior to entering the ministry, she worked as a professional social worker for the Department of Family and Children Services.
Nikki received her call to the ministry while she was attending St. Gregory the Great. The Rt. Rev. Porter Taylor, Rector at that time, encouraged her to attend seminary.
She is married to Vincent Mathis, and they have a 5-year old son named Ethan. She holds a BA degree from Emory University, a Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Divinity from the University of the South.
Learn more on their website, https://www.stgregoryathens.org