Ed was ordained as a vocational deacon by Bishop Mark Lawrence on September 11, 2010. He served as a deacon in our diocese at Calvary Episcopal Church and Holy Trinity Windermere. From 2005 to 2018, Ed also served as the Chair, Department of Social Ministries of our diocese and helped organized two ministries: Next Steps of South Carolina and the Charleston Area Justice Ministry. From 2019-2021, Ed served as a deacon and church-planter in St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Edneyville, NC.
Ed is married to Lucy Dyckman and they reside in the Daniel Point Resort Lifestyle Community on Daniel Island. They met at the age of 7 while singing in the choir of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Hollis, NY. Lucy and Ed were married in 1969 in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Williston Park, NY. In 2002, Ed retired from the Office of the Secretary of Defense having worked in the Department of Defense for 37 years. Lucy is an educator having taught in the Prince George’s County Department of Education, MD until 2002 and at Daniel Island Academy, Daniel Island from 2005 to 2019. Ed enjoys jogging, swimming, kayaking, and golfing; but most of all spending time with Lucy.