The Rev. Wareing is a native Texan who was born in Corsicana, raised in Lufkin and graduated from Texas A&M University. After graduation, he worked for Texas Foundry for eight years before attending Virginia Theological Seminary. In 1981, Robert was ordained to the deaconate and served as a Curate at St. Matthews in Austin before founding Christ Church in Cedar Park. In 1991, he became the Rector of Good Shepherd in Friendswood and then later was the “restart” Vicar for All Saints in Stafford. He retired in 2008, but continued to serve as a Sunday supply priest throughout the diocese. Robert and his wife, Pat, have two adult children and three grandchildren.