The Rev. John Perris, Class of 1998, has been called to serve as Rector of the Anglican/Episcopal Church of Christ the King in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He will leave his current post at St. James' Episcopal Church, Montclair, New Jersey, at the end of January. Perris has served the parish since 2006. Christ the King Anglican/Episcopal Church has served the needs of English-speaking Christians in Frankfurt since 1957. It belongs to the convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe.
Perris will celebrate his first service of Holy Eucharist at Christ the King on February 2, 2014 at its regular Sunday service. In his farewell, Perris said, "Thank you to all of you who have helped me over my years in the Diocese of Newark. May God bless every member of the Diocese to experience and express the compassion of God for all people, made known in Christ Jesus."