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Lowell Grisham The Rev. Lowell E. Grisham
Rector, St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Fayetteville, AR

Lowell is a native of Mississippi. He grew up in Oxford and went to college at the University of Mississippi, graduating in 1972. He worked in University administration for several years before going to law school. He left law school to enter seminary in 1976 graduating from the General Theological Seminary in 1980. He has served parishes in Mississippi and Arkansas, coming to St. Paul's, Fayetteville in 1997.

Growing up in Mississippi in the days of the struggle for Civil Rights made a big impact on Lowell. He feels strongly about the need for tolerance in a diverse society. He has special interests in congregational development and in contemplative prayer. He is a member of the Order of the Ascension and teaches with the Congregational Development Institute. He and his wife Kathy were married in 1975 and have two children, one married and the other in

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