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Gary B. Manning began his ministry with the people of Trinity Church in July, 2004. Prior to his arrival in Wauwatosa, he had served as the Associate to the Rector at Christ and St. Luke's Church in Norfolk, Virginia.

Gary is a "second vocation" priest, graduating from The Virginia Theological Seminary in May, 2002. Before beginning his seminary studies in 1999, he worked as the Lay Associate for Administration and Education at St. Peter's Church in Fernandina Beach, Florida for five and a half years. Gary also worked for a number of years as an insurance agent.

Gary is an avid reader and a lifelong baseball fan. He is a fledgling banjo picker with a penchant for bluegrass music. He continues to work on his golf swing in hopes of one day achieving consistency!

Gary and his wife Tabitha have one child, Matthew.