The Rev. Catherine Thompson serves as the Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation in Lewisville, Texas, a community of believers dedicated to growing in their love of God and love of their neighbors. She finds joy in learning and discovering new things, particularly in the area of congregational development, and is grateful for the many mentors who were willing to share what they have learned to the benefit of all. She holds degrees from Vassar College and Virginia Theological Seminary. She is married to Mark. They have two children and a 17-year-old poodle, named Mia, who offers daily lessons on the nature of unconditional love.