St. Matthias' welcomed the Rev. Dr. Erin Kirby as its second rector in the fall of 2015.
Erin obtained her MDiv at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA (class of 2011). Her second year of study was spent abroad at a Church of England seminary, Ripon College Cuddesdon, located in the English village of Cuddesdon.
Upon receiving her Master of Divinity degree, Erin returned to England on a fellowship to serve as Junior Dean at Cuddesdon with a part-time curacy on the Dorchester Abby Team. After returning to the United States in 2012, she was ordained to the priesthood, as Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Shrewsbury, MA.
Prior to answering her call to ordained ministry, Erin was on the Education faculty at Lees McRae College, in Banner Elk, NC and an Affiliate Graduate School faculty member at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.