The Rev’d Marek P. Zabriskie
A powerful speaker and respected spiritual leader, Marek has served as Rector of St. Thomas Church, Whitemarsh in Fort Washington, PA, since 1995, during which time he greatly expanded that parish, grew its membership and ministries, and developed one of the strongest spiritual formation ministries for children, youth, and adults in the region. Prior to his time in PA, Marek served as the Associate Rector of St. James’s in Richmond, VA, and the Assistant to the Rector of St. George’s in Nashville, TN. Originally from Detroit, MI, Marek studied philosophy at Emory University and trained for the priesthood at Yale and Berkeley Divinity Schools. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1990.
Marek has published and edited several books, including The Bible Challenge, a popular study guide, with well over a million users worldwide, that helps people read the entire Bible in a year. He created the Center for Biblical Studies to promote The Bible Challenge nationally and globally.
He is also a member of the Compass Rose Society, which assists the Archbishop of Canterbury, and has been invited to preach throughout the United States and overseas, including at our own Faith on Fire series.