The Rev. Robert Edson

The Reverend Robert Edson served as Rector of Saint John’s from 1981 to 2007, when he retired.  As Rector Emeritus, he now serves as Pastoral Associate at Saint John’s to supplement the pastoral ministry of the staff clergy.  In this capacity he ministers to those who are homebound, in hospitals, nursing homes and at Linden Ponds.  He also coordinates the team of Eucharistic Visitors who take the sacrament to those unable to be present for church services.He is in regular communication with the staff clergy regarding any pastoral concerns.  On Sundays, Father Robert serves as Parish Priest at Emmanuel Church in West Roxbury.