Lyn Pace joined Oxford College as chaplain in July 2009. Prior to coming to Oxford, Rev. Pace was the associate chaplain, director of service learning, and director of the Bonner Scholars Program at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. From 2002-2003, he served as a minister in the British Methodist Church on the Isle of Wight in England.

Pace earned his BA degree in religion and history from Wofford College in 1999 and received the Master of Divinity degree from Emory's Candler School of Theology in 2002. His specific interests while at Candler were systematic theology, the religious history and landscape of America, and practical theology.

A lifelong United Methodist, Pace was ordained an elder in the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church in 2005. He and wife Ami Hernandez reside in the city of Oxford.