Rectors

Serving the Community of St. George's

There have been eight Rectors of St. George's Episcopal Church, Savannah, Georgia.

1959 - 1961  Dawson Teague

1961 - 1963  Edmund Lakeman

1964 - 1971  M. Ross Becton

1971 - 1984  Joseph Way

1985 - 2000  P. Gerald Clark

2000 - 2001  George B. Salley 

2001 - 2018  James N. Parker

2018 -           David W. Lemburg  

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Meet Our New Priest!

Sept 17 2018

The Vestry of St. George's Savannah announces that the Rev. David Wesley Lemburg has accepted a call to serve as their Priest in Charge. He will begin work at St. George's on September 17. Lemburg has been an active member in the Episcopal church since he was three years old. He served St. Paul's, Fayetteville as a choir member, acolyte, verger, altar guild, Eucharistic visitor, lector, and Eucharistic minister, before receiving ordination to the diaconate in 2004 and priesthood in 2005.


Lemburg was born in Houston, Texas and raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He is a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving the USS BOXER LHD-4 in the mid-90's, doing Intelligence work. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He has a Master's in Divinity from The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, NYC.


Lemburg comes to St. George's from St. Patrick's in Pooler, Georgia, where he served for a year as the Priest in Charge. Previously, he was the Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator-Redeemer in Magnolia, Mississippi. He has also served as a Chaplain for retired military, and served in churches in New York, Western Louisiana, and Hawai'i.


He is married to the Rev. Melanie Lemburg, the Rector of St. Thomas Isle of Hope in Savannah. They have two children - Mary Margaret (16) and Jack (12).

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