The Rev. Dr. Thomas Ferguson is rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sandwich, Mass., and adjunct professor of Episcopal and Anglican History at Bexley Seabury, where he served as academic dean 2011–2016. Previously, Tom was on staff at the Episcopal Church Center for 10 years, first as associate deputy to the Presiding Bishop for ecumenical and interreligious relations from 2001-2009, before being appointed ecumenical and interreligious officer in 2010.
Tom has taught as an adjunct faculty member at Wartburg Theological Seminary, Claremont School of Theology, Union Theological Seminary, and Church Divinity School of the Pacific (an Episcopal Church-affiliated seminary in Berkeley, California). He was ordained to the priesthood in 2009.
Tom holds a PhD from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and is a graduate of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Yale Divinity School, and Wesleyan University. He and his wife, the Rev. Shannon Kelly, live with their son.
Courses: Anglican and Episcopal History