Rev. Deacon Eugene Wright, GRI

Deacon Eugene Wright is an Ordained Deacon of the Episcopal church, in the Diocese of Washington, serving in the Parishes of the Church of the Ascension in Gaithersburg and the Parish of St Anne’s in Damascus. Previously, he served as a member of the Vestry, Junior Warden, Senior Warden, led weekly prayer meetings, chaired the Stewardship and Evangelism committees, been a lay Eucharistic Minister, lay Visitor and been part of the diocese’s delegation to a project Resource conference learning about Stewardship. As a Deacon, he has carried out the Church mission by planning and leading worship services, writing and preaching sermons and working with Church leaders; gathered Church members to aid community emergency and/or crisis response; officiated weddings and led funeral services for church members; visited, counseled and prayed with church members to provide pastoral care.

He is a semi-retired Election worker and I do volunteer work for EMEAN, East Montgomery Emergency Network, which is a faith based non-profit organization whose mission is to provide financial assistance with housing, utilities and/ or prescription assistance to families in crisis that reside in the Eastern part of Montgomery CountyIn his secular life he has worn many hats, including being a restauranteur, from Bus Boy to Director of Operations. He has also worked as a Real Estate agent selling and leasing Residential and Commercial properties.