Rev. Hilary Marchbanks grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. She graduated in 2003 with bachelors’ degrees in religion and journalism from Baylor University before working in marketing and public relations in Austin for several years. Her marketing roles gave her the opportunity to travel all around the world. She graduated from Austin Seminary in 2017 and was awarded the Charles L. King Preaching Award for excellence in preaching, as well as the John B. Spragens Award for recognition in Christian education. Hilary has been a pastor at Saint John’s since 2014, was appointed Senior Pastor in 2018. Hilary raises two bright, energetic boys with her husband, Ryan, and enjoys reading, exercising, coffee, and laughing.