Clergy & Staff

ARCHPRIEST THEODORE PISARCHUK

Rector: sjmrector@gmail.com

Phone: 904-880-7671

Archpriest Theodore Pisarchuk (Fr. Ted) is the founding priest of St. Justin Martyr Orthodox Church. He holds a Master of Divinity from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (1994). For twelve years he served as the Mission Director of the Diocese of the South and presently serves as the Dean of the Central Florida Deanery. Fr. Ted is a licensed Commercial Building Contractor (1990). He is married to Matushka Lee Ann and has adult children, Christopher and Steven.
St. Justin Martyr currently serves as the Valdosta Orthodox Mission’s sponsoring parish. Fr. Ted along with Fr. Jacob Hatch serve once month to the Valdosta faithful.

ASSISTANT PRIEST JACOB HATCH

Contact: jacobshatch@gmail.com

Fr. Jacob is the Assistant Priest at St. Justin Martyr Orthodox Church in Jacksonville, FL. He holds a Master of Divinity from St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary (2006) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (2003).  He also received a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2015 from the University of North Florida. He was ordained to the Holy Diaconate in 2009, and ordained to the Holy Priesthood on February 4th, 2018 by His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Philadelphia and Eastern Philadelphia on behalf of Archbishop Alexander. He is married to Matushka Erika Hatch and has two children, Joshua and Cecilia Hatch.

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Contact: valdostaorthodox@gmail.com

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