About Derek


The Rev. Derek Michael Larson, TSSF

Derek is a transitional deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, a Franciscan tertiary in the Third Order, Society of St. Francis, and a seminarian at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX. Most recently Derek worked as a chaplain and religious studies teacher at St. George’s Episcopal School in Milner, GA.  As part of his seminary field education, Derek currently serves at Santa Fe Episcopal Church/ La Iglesia Episcopal de Santa Fe in south San Antonio.

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 is currently working on a Master of Divinity with Concentration in Latinx Ministries from the Seminary of the Southwest (graduating 2021).

Derek currently lives in Austin, TX with his wife, LauraAnn, their 5 year old son, Bear, and their two kittens, Woo and Whiskey Jack.

Find Derek’s resume here: Derek Larson Resume (Feb. 2021)
Find Derek’s OTM profile here: Derek Larson OTM Full Profile-February2021

Past Work

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