The Reverend Alan C. Murchie
The Rev. Alan C. Murchie comes to St. James's from Trinity Episcopal Church, Nichols in Trumbull CT, where he served as rector from 2018-2022. He has also served parishes in Stonington, Collinsville, and Washington CT. Alan's musical career began early, at age 10, when he joined the St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in New York City. He has served as Director of Music at St. James' Church, Madison Avenue; Trinity, Southport; Christ's Church, Rye; The Episcopal Church at Yale; and Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. Alan currently serves as Lecturer in Religious Studies and Music History at Fairfield University, where he has taught for twelve years. He is a graduate of St. Paul's School in Concord NH, Yale College, and Yale Divinity School. Alan has just moved to the Elmwood neighborhood here in West Hartford, and is delighted to be joining the St. James's family.