About Derek

The Rev. Derek Michael Larson, TSSF

Derek is an Episcopal priest and the Assistant Rector at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Tequesta FL. He is also a Franciscan tertiary in the Third Order, Society of St. Francis and has previously served as youth minister, school chaplain, and seminarian in the Diocese of Atlanta and the Diocese of Southwest Texas. 

Derek earned his Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Southeastern University where he studied theology, ministry, Scripture, and interfaith relations. He also earned a Master of Arts in Theology at Saint Leo University and a Master of Divinity with Concentration in Latinx Ministries from the Seminary of the Southwest.

Derek currently lives in Jupiter, FL with his wife, LauraAnn, their 6 year old son, Bear, and their two kittens, Woo and Whiskey Jack.

Find Derek’s resume here: Derek Larson Resume (Feb. 2021)

Current Work

Assistant Rector for Pastoral Care and Community Engagement
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
Tequesta, FL

Past Work

Seminarian and Deacon
Santa Fe Episcopal Church
San Antonio, TX

Chaplain and Religious Studies Teacher
St. George’s Episcopal School
Milner, GA

Youth Minister
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Franklin, TN

Music Minister and Youth Leader
Zephyrhills Church of the Nazarene
Zephyrhills, FL

Music Minister and Youth Leader
Plant City Church of the Nazarene
Plant City, FL