“God is the God of surprises,” so says the newly ordained Rev. Marcia Owens McRae of Bainbridge. After all, it was her husband, John, who was considering the Episcopal priesthood ”” not she ”” when God revealed His plan to her so many years ago.
But the former Valdostan ran … for more than 30 years.
Drama has always been a part of Marcia’s life ”” As a child, she participated in children’s theatre in Fairhope, Ala., performing three roles in a single play, Captain Hook, Peter Pan and Smee in “Peter Pan.” At Valdosta State College, she not only won Best Stage Technician her freshman year, but also an acting award later. At Valdosta and Lowndes high schools, she would teach drama, among other courses ”” so God chose a dramatic way to reveal His plan for her life.