The Rev. Samuel Gregory Jones

The Rev. Samuel Gregory Jones


Greg Jones was called in 2004 as the fourth rector of St. Michael’s. He grew up in Washington D.C. at St. Columba's Episcopal Church in the 1970s and 1980s, before going to the Chapel of the Cross while in college at UNC Chapel Hill. After college, Greg worked in Washington for a few years while attending Christ Church, Kensington, Md. From 1994-1996, he served as an Episcopal missionary in Honduras, where he was chaplain of a bilingual Episcopal school and worked in a small church in an industrial village outside of San Pedro Sula. He met his wife, Melanie, in Honduras, where she was also an Episcopal missionary. 

Greg attended General Theological Seminary in New York City from 1996-1999, while serving internships at Trinity Wall Street and Trinity Church, in Southport, Conn. His first full time parish ministry began in 1999 at St. James's in Richmond, Va. 

In addition to playing bass for many years in the indie rock group Balsa Gliders and recording a number of albums, Greg published a book in 2004 entitled Beyond Da Vinci, a reader's guide of the popular Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. Greg and Melanie have three daughters.