Youth Ministry Staff

Dcn. Matthew Wilkins
Associate Rector , Youth and Families
(850) 701-0664, ext. 115

Deacon Matt is a native Virginian, but most recently lived in Durham, NC where he attended Duke University Divinity School.    Previously, Deacon Matt received undergraduate degrees in Political Science and History from Radford University in Virginia.  While at Radford, Matt served as a volunteer leader for Young Life, an outreach ministry for high school students.  Upon graduating, he served as a ministry fellow working with youth at his home parish in Charlottesville before heading off to seminary at Duke.  Matt was ordained to the Diaconate at St. Peter’s in January of 2014, and is in process for eventual ordination as a priest in the Gulf Atlantic Diocese.  He is married to Elizabeth (Liz) Wilkins, who holds a horticulture degree from Virginia Tech and loves all things gardening.  Deacon Matt enjoys playing guitar, as well as following his favorite sports teams the Duke Blue Devils, and Liverpool Football Club (English soccer).  

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If you have any questions about Youth Ministry, or would like more information about any of the activities or programs, please contact Matt Wilkins at 701-0664 ext. 115, or email at