The Rev. Matthew R. Johnson (Class of 2008) has taken the rector's position at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He was called to the position following a search to replace the Rev. Scott White (Class of 1996 and President of the Alumni Executive Committee), who is now at Trinity Episcopal Church, Asheville, North Carolina. Johnson previously served as associate rector at St. Stephen's in Richmond, Virginia. and earlier as assistant rector at Grace Episcopal Church in The Plains, Virginia.
He and his wife, Katharina, have a daughter, Elli, and are expecting their second child in September.