The Rev Paul Jack, rector of the United Parish of St Simon and St Philip, Belfast, has been appointed incumbent of St Thomas’s, Eglantine Avenue, Belfast.
A native of Belfast, Paul has a primary degree in Biochemistry from Queen’s University, Belfast, and a Master’s degree in Biotechnology from University College, Galway.
He worked in industry for a number of years prior to training for ministry in Dublin. He was curate assistant in St Patrick’s, Jordanstown, Diocese of Connor, for two years before moving to Seagoe Parish in the Diocese of Down and Dromore where he was curate assistant for almost six years. He was instituted rector of St Simon and St Phillip in May 2007.
Paul is married to Claire and they have three children, Susannah, Patrick, and Katherine.
No date has yet been set for the institution.