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Leslie Houseworth-Fields

Rev. Leslie Houseworth-Fields serves as the senior pastor of The Mark. She is a graduate of South Carolina State University, Clemson University and received the Master of Divinity degree from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. She graduated with a concentration in Scripture and Interpretation and a certificate in Black Church Studies. She was also a recipient of the school’s prestigious Woodruff Fellowship and was selected as a Fund for Theological Education Ministry Fellow. Leslie enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband, Corey Fields, and their children, Chloe and Corey Jonathan.

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Kyle Babin

Father Kyle Babin came to Saint Mark’s in November of 2018 after serving as Assistant Rector of St. Peter’s Church in the Great Valley in Malvern, Pennsylvania. A native of Texas, Father Babin served as director of music and organist in a number of parishes before discerning a call to ordained ministry. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree (summa cum laude) from Rice University, a Master of Music degree from Yale University, with a certificate from the Institute of Sacred Music, a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Manhattan School of Music, and a Master in Divinity degree (cum laude) from Virginia Theological Seminary, where he was co-recipient of the Charles and Janet Harris award for demonstrated academic excellence and leadership ability. For two years, Father Babin served as Director of Choral Music at St. James School. He currently assists occasionally as a priest for school Masses and regularly for the Sunday evening Mass at St. James. At Saint Mark’s, Father Babin oversees Children’s and Family Ministries, the 20s/30s group, and RISE, Saint Mark’s budding ministry affiliated with Princeton Theological Seminary’s Zoe Project. Father Babin is also a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians. In his spare time, he loves reading, traveling, learning about historic buildings, cooking, and photography.

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The Zoe Project was funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc, and is headquartered at Princeton Theological Seminary.