The Rev. Scot McComas, STM Class of 2003, has been called to serve as Rector of The Episcopal Church of the Nativity, Scottsdale, AZ. Since early 2015 he served as the Rector of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Southlake, TX, which is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in the Diocese of Fort Worth. Prior to St. Martin’s he served as Upper School Chaplain at Parish Episcopal School in Dallas from 2012-2015, and concurrently as a trained intentional interim rector at two parishes in the Dallas area.
McComas is a native of Dallas, Texas and graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and History from Southern Methodist University in 1991. After graduation he worked as a loan officer and bank manager for two years at a predecessor bank of Bank of America. After that he studied psychology at the University of Texas-Arlington in preparation for a doctoral program in psychology. After a year of study, McComas decided to pursue theology and attended Harvard Divinity School, where he earned a Master of Divinity degree in 1999.
He then served as a faculty member at Palmer-Trinity School in Miami, FL, teaching world history, world religions, civics, and ethics. McComas then felt the call to ordination and moved to New York City in late summer 2002 to attend The General Theological Seminary, where he earned a Master of Sacred Theology degree (S.T.M.).
After graduation, he accepted a call to be Assistant Rector at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in downtown Charlotte, NC, where he served for six years. After that he served for a year as Associate Rector at Grace Episcopal Church, Madison, New Jersey before returning to Texas in 2012. McComas was ordained to the transitional diaconate in Miami, FL on January 10, 2004 and to the priesthood on August 27, 2004 in Charlotte, NC.