The Rev. Bertie Pearson is an Episcopal priest serving as vicar of San Francisco de Asís in South Austin. Before moving to Austin with his wife Rahel, Bertie served as priest in charge of St. John the Evangelist and Holy Innocents Episcopal churches in San Francisco, California. In pre-ordination life, Bertie worked as a musician and DJ, and some of his insipid pop music can still be heard interstitially on stations like MTV and VH1. Bertie is a church history instructor at the Iona School for Ministry, serves on the Diocese of Texas World Mission Board, the Bi-Vocational Commission on Ministry and is a trustee of St. Stephen's School.