Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

GIC Speaker: The Rev. Rob Sturdy

The Rev. Rob Sturdy, Chaplain of St. Alban’s Chapel at The Citadel, was our guest preacher at 10:30 Chapel and 6 pm on Sunday, February 17, 2019, the closing Sunday of our Global Impact Celebration.


Rob is a graduate of The Citadel, class of 2003.  It was at The Citadel, in the fall of 1999, while reading John’s Gospel that he first began to follow Christ.  In his senior year he was recommended for the ordained ministry by St. Alban’s Chapel and trained for ministry at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University where he earned a BTh.  He was the Rector of Trinity Church, Myrtle Beach from 2006-2011. In 2012 Rob founded The Ridley Institute, a center for theological education in Mount Pleasant, S.C. During this time he served as Adjunct Faculty for Trinity School for Ministry as well as Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  In 2017 he accepted a call to become the Anglican Chaplain to the Corps of Cadets, at The Citadel. Rob holds a ThM from Reformed Theological Seminary and is a PhD candidate at the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven. He is a junior researcher at the Institute of Post-Reformation Studies.  Rob is married to his highschool sweetheart, Stephanie. They have two children, David and Genevieve.