Ed Arning

Ed has been a member at St. Paul’s since the mid-1970s when he came to MTSU to attend college. His wife Janet joined him here when they married in the 1980s. Later, two sons, Wesley and Jake, were born into this parish and grew up here.

A cradle Episcopalian, Ed was born into and baptized in the Episcopal Church in Nashville in the 1950s.

Ed has served on the Vestry in each decade, beginning with the 1980s. Also, Ed has attended Cursillo and participated in a wide range of church programs, including Gifts & Talents. “These faith-based programs have been quite influential in my faith journey,” he said.

Ed also participates in the life of the Diocese of Tennessee. He is currently the chairman of the Commission on Ministry and has served in years past on Bishop & Council and the Finance Committee.

(term expires 12/31/2019)