Reverend Joseph Rushton
The Reverend Joseph M. Rushton has been Rector at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Ocean City, Maryland since October 2017. Father Rushton was ordained as a priest in 1981 and was received as a priest of the Episcopal Church in 2007. During the past 10 years Father Rushton has served in various parishes in the Baltimore County area and most recently as Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Georgetown, Delaware.
Prior to this Father Rushton served as a Roman Catholic deacon and a priest in the Archdiocese of Baltimore and held various positions in mental health and psychiatry as a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker. Born and raised in Baltimore County Maryland his education includes a Bachelor of Arts, two professional Master Degrees, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Anglican Studies.