Meet Fr. Rob Nichols—Our Interim Rector
The Rev. Dr. Robert G. Nichols comes to us from Mobile, Alabama. He grew up in Jackson, Mississippi and has four sisters. He is a graduate of Millsaps College, received his Master’s of Divinity Degree from Virginia Theological Seminary and did his doctorate work at Sewanee Theological Seminary in Sewanee, Tennessee.
His background and previous work experiences are varied. Prior to entering seminary, he attended law school for two years, taught school, coached soccer, repossessed cars for First National Bank, was a landman for Phillips Petroleum and an abstracter for Chicago Title Insurance Company. He is married to Diana, who work as a Creative Director for an advertising agency and they have two daughters – Bess, who is 17 years old and a high school senior and Kate, who is 13 years old and in middle school.
His hobbies and pastimes include Native American interests, bird watching and writing stories.
Please welcome Fr. Rob. We give thanks for his ministry at Emmanuel during this transition time in our parish.