Leaders & Guests

Assembly 2017 welcomes a vibrant and venerable team of special guests, sub-conference and movement leaders, workshop instructors and team equippers.

Michael Wright Facilitator of Jubilee!

Pastor Michael Wright has been the Senior Pastor of True Freedom Cornerstone for 15 years. He planted the church on the West side of Chicago in March of 2001 with a vision to be a blessing to all who cross his path. Pastor Wright’s heart and the vision of his church is to do just what Jesus did by ministering to whomever is right in front of him at any time.  True Freedom is a core member with Cornerstone Anglican Parish after the Holy Spirit brought him together with Canon William Beasley and the Greenhouse Movement.

Pastor Wright graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He was trained at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and has done Master’s work at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Mark Phillip Stevenson Academic Dean of Trinity School for Ministry

The Venerable Mark Stevenson, PhD was ordained to the vocational diaconate in 1998. He has served as archdeacon of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh for more than a decade, first under Archbishop Robert Duncan and now under The Rt Rev James Hobby. He retired in December as Academic Dean of Trinity School for Ministry.

Trained in the theater, Dr. Stevenson has a passion for training laypeople and clergy in the public recitation of Scripture. He invites all deacons attending the assembly to meet, pray, share, and fellowship at the Deacon’s Workshop.

Val McIntyre Deacon, Church of the Resurrection

Deacon Valerie McIntyre is a pastor and spiritual director. She has been involved in healing ministry for over twenty years including thirteen years with Leanne Payne and Pastoral Care Ministries. At her home parish, Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, IL, she is leads a vibrant healing prayer ministry and the Transformation Intensive, a 9-month adaptation of the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola. She loves helping leaders develop an interior life of prayer that can sustain effective ministry over the long haul. She is also an adjunct professor of Religion and Philosophy at College of Dupage and the author of Sheep in Wolves Clothing (Baker Books, 1999).

Nate Beasley Director, Greenhouse Campus Fellowship

Deacon Nate Beasley is a full-time missionary with Greenhouse Campus Fellowship. His passion is to multiply campus congregations centered on the Gospel, Community, and Mission to reach college students in need of the transforming love of Christ.

He currently is part of starting a new congregation called Cornerstone Chicago, near the University of Illinois at Chicago. Alongside ministry, Nate started a small juggling business in 2008 and performs at many venues including Navy Pier and Six Flags. Nate is married and enjoys spending a lot of time with his wife, Sarah and their twins, Joshua and Eliana.

Gregory Venables Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America

The Most Revd Gregory James Venables is the Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America & Bishop of Argentina.

Venables is much in demand as a Bible teacher and is a leading theological conservative in global Anglicanism. He and his wife Sylvia have been missionaries in South America for almost 40 years, with one son, two daughters and seven grandchildren.

Born and raised in England, Venables was a computer systems officer and a school teacher before beginning his ordained ministry in 1984 and serving with the Anglican Church in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina. He was headmaster of St Andrew’s College, Asuncion, from 1978 until 1989 and was ordained to the episcopate in 1993 when he became the Auxiliary Bishop of Peru and Bolivia.

Venables served as the Primate of the Southern Cone in South America from 2001 until 2010 and the diocesan bishop of Southern Argentina since 2002.  He was installed as primate and obispo presidente of the Anglican Church of South America on after his re-election at the provincial synod on 8 Nov 2016 in Santiago, Chile.

Jens Notstad Director of MissioCorps, Church Planter in South Central Wisconsin

The Reverend Jens Notstad serves Light of Christ parish in Wisconsin. A Wisconsin native, he began working for the Greenhouse Movement after graduating from Northwestern University and helped grow the Redeemer Parish of congregations, served on college campuses, in care facilities, and with diverse populations on the north side of Chicago. Jens and his wife Karen and their daughter Wilma now reside in Wisconsin, raising up new congregations throughout the state, especially among vulnerable and under-served populations. They desire to see the campuses and countryside renewed and transformed through God’s redeeming love.

MissioCorps seeks to start congregations among the most vulnerable and under-resourced in our society. These brothers and sisters have gifts the church needs, and none of them are to be looked down upon or treated as expendable. Those that seem least honorable deserve the most honor (1 Cor 12:16-23).

Eddy Davila Coordinator of the New Generation Initiative for ¡Caminemos Juntos!

Eddy Davila serves within the Greenhouse Movement as a youth ministries coordinator for two local Latino congregations in Chicagoland. He is coordinator of the New Generation Initiative, a rising movement which seeks to disciple and raise up second-generation Latino leaders for the ACNA.

He is originally from Nicaragua and studied at Wheaton College. Eddy also has a passion for bridging the Anglo and Latino Anglican communities. He is married to Ashley Davila and they reside in Glen Ellyn, IL.

Keith Hartsell Leader of Equipped to Heal

Father Keith Hartsell serves as the Rector of the Redeemer Anglican Parish, a parish with 6 distinct congregations on the north side of Chicago. He also serves as the Greenhouse Movement’s Chicagoland Regional Leader. Prior to his involvement with Greenhouse, he served at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, IL for 13 years under Bishop Stewart Ruch, III.

Fr. Keith leads the Equipped to Heal conferences through Greenhouse Movement in an effort to equip leaders in the church to provide pastoral care and minister through healing prayer. Keith has been married to his wife, Dawn for 15 years and they have six children: Alyana (12), Xander (9), Justin (7), and Stephen (5), Christopher (3), and Michael (2).

Lindsey Feldman Leader of the Community VBS movement

Lindsey Feldman is the Children’s Ministry Director at All Saints’ Church in Woodbridge, VA and leader of the Community VBS (CVBS) movement. Lindsey also chairs the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic’s Child Protection Committee and trains Child Protection Workshop Leaders throughout the diocese and in other denominations. With a BSW and a MA in Counseling, Lindsey worked for many years as a Probation Officer and Family Counselor for the Juvenile Court and helped establish and lead the Juvenile Justice Parenting Program through Cooperative Extension.

As the Community VBS Director, Lindsey travels to more than 35 local sites annually and has journeyed to Sudan, Nicaragua and Jamaica to join teams of volunteers taking the Gospel to mission doorsteps in many cultures. In 2016, the Community VBS movement was featured in a workshop at the New Wineskins Mission Conference.

Community Vacation Bible School (CVBS) is a partnership of churches from different denominations united in the mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and loving their neighbors. This unique model of stationary and mobile missionary teams reaches people in local yards, parks and shelters who have never heard of Jesus or experienced His love and may never step inside a church building.

Stephen Leung Suffragan Bishop for Asian and Multicultural Ministries in the Anglican Network in Canada

The Rt. Rev. Stephen Leung is Suffragan Bishop for Asian and multicultural ministries in the Anglican Network in Canada. Since 1990 Bishop Stephen has been Rector of the Anglican Network Church of the Good Shepherd, a 127-year-old parish in Vancouver, BC, Canada, spearheading gospel outreach and church planting among the Chinese community and growing a multi-generational church in the city.

After being consecrated as bishop in 2009, Bishop Stephen oversees planting of ethnic congregations and advocates raising and collaboration of both the immigrant and local-born leadership. Bishop Stephen has a Th.M. from Regent College and has lectured in seminaries in Canada and Hong Kong on the subject matter of his thesis “Face-Shame in the Chinese Culture: A Divine Reverse for Spiritual Growth in Christian Community,” which is relevant to many Asian cultures.

Dave Frincke Co-Founder of United Adoration

Dave Frincke is the co-founder and Greenhouse Movement leader for United Adoration. He is also the Senior Pastor at Heartland Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana and a Deacon in the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes.

With over 20 years of experience writing, recording and producing music (including several musicals), Dave has a passion to bring songwriters together to create fresh music for the Sacramental Church.

Dan Alger Provincial Canon for Church Planting

The Revered Canon Dan Alger leads the efforts of our Province to create a strong movement of church planting that multiplies healthy churches and healthy church planters. Dan has a long history in church planting, having helped church planters and church plants as a friend, trainer and coach for many years. He is currently planting a church in the greater Atlanta area, before that having started a church in Fayetteville, NC in the military community surrounding Fort Bragg where he was Pastor for 10 years.

Dan is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Trinity School for Ministry. Alongside his work for the Province, he also currently serves as the Canon for Church Planting for the Anglican Diocese of the South. Dan is married to Karen and they have two young sons. For fun, Dan is also a musician, disc golfer and home brewer.

Christopher Klukas Chairman of the Anglican Family Working Group of the ACNA Committee on Catechesis

The Rev. Christopher Klukas recently became the Rector of The Church of the Good Samaritan in Middleburg, FL, a part of the Gulf Atlantic Diocese. He is also chairman of the Anglican Family Working Group of the ACNA Committee on Catechesis. A father to five small children, Christopher is keenly interested in nurturing faith in the home and teaching other parents how to live out their faith with their children.

Fr. Klukas graduated from Nashotah House Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 2006. He is nearing completion of a Doctor of Ministry degree at Trinity School for Ministry with a focus on liturgy and catechesis. He has been married to the Rev. Carrie Klukas for ten wonderful years.

Christian and Evelyn Zúñiga Missionaries of the Greenhouse Movement and Movimiento San Pablo

Christian and Evelyn Zúñiga began their vocational careers in business and physical education. But after receiving a call from God into full time ministry, they left their careers to pursue missionary work, as pastoral counselors and teachers.

Seven years later, they joined the Greenhouse Movement and the Movimiento San Pablo, and are now developing a Hispanic outreach for Christ the King in New Braunfels, Texas. They hail from La Trinidad, the largest Anglican church in Santiago, Chile.

Travis Boline Provincial Secretary of the ACNA

The Reverend Doctor Travis Boline is the Rector of All Saint’s Anglican Church. She received her Master of Divinity Degree from Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA in 2000 and her Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Formation and Preaching from Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, AL in 2011.

Mtr. Travis also serves the Anglican Church in North America as Provincial Secretary, is a member of the Executive Committee, and serves on both the Governance Task Force and the Ecumenical Relations Task Force. In the Gulf Atlantic Diocese, she serves on the Ordination Preparation Team. Mtr. Travis and her husband, Doug, have two grown children, no grandchildren (yet!) and one very spoiled dog named Rhea.

The Clergywomen’s Gathering will be an opportunity for the clergywomen of the ACNA to make connections, share reflections, and to pray for one another.

Dan Easley Executive Pastor of Operations at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton

Dan Easley is the Executive Pastor of Operations at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, and the Director of Operations for the Provincial Assembly 2017.

Dan worked as a software developer and project manager for over 30 years for two different Fortune 100 companies.  During this time he started many Spiritual Discussion Groups with a goal of reaching those far from Christ.  Dan has been a member of Church of the Resurrection for 27 years.  He left the secular workforce two years ago to come on the staff of Resurrection to more effectively equip the church.

Dan’s passion is helping those far from God come near God, and helping those near God live lives of generosity.  He enjoys working with his hands on small projects around the house.

Bill Atwood Bishop of the International Diocese of the Anglican Church in North America

A former USAF Pilot, Bishop Bill Atwood has been involved in mission activities for almost forty years. Strategies need to change in how the Church reaches out because we are losing the battle for the culture. Rather than accept defeat, Bishop Atwood has turned to discipling people and deploying them not only for parish ministry and home groups, but also in other areas of culture.

Bishop Bill is the Bishop of the International Diocese with parishes in the US and Haiti, and “Outreach Stations” in several African and Asian nations. Some, like Haiti have church buildings and schools, other works are much more discreet works operating quietly (though fruitfully) in areas with terrible opposition to the Gospel.

Shannon Dykstra Church Planter, Kenosha, WI

Shannon helped to plant and lead the Dayton Church, a community of believers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, at a facility that works primarily with veterans and other community members affected by disabilities. She is a recent graduate of Carthage College and layperson at the Bridge Anglican Church in Illinois, where she serves with her husband Lucas.

Ben & Haley Williams Church of the Redeemer, Northwestern

Ben, along with his wife Haley, serves with Greenhouse at Church of the Redeemer at Northwestern. A diverse group of students, families, and other community members, Church of the Redeemer seeks to be a beloved community transformed by Christ, commissioning global disciples, and pursuing revival of the North Shore. Ben also leads Heritage Anglican Church, a congregation in a nursing home on the north side of Chicago.

Alfredo Cerrato Executive Pastor, Bread of Life Anglican Church

Alfredo Cerrato is a graduate of Wheaton College and serves in Madison, Wisconsin. He serves as the Central American Mission Catalyst with Greenhouse Movement and as Executive Pastor with Bread of Life Anglican Church. Alfredo has 25 years of executive management, economic and social public policy, church planting, and community development experience. His passion in life is to share the gospel with the lost, and to address leadership and community development priorities within the mission field for God and His Kingdom.

Luke and Julie Campbell Parish House Anglican Church

Luke and Julie Campbell planted Parish House Anglican Church in their garage at their home in Racine, WI, with a vision of gathering their neighbors in the love of Jesus to participate in the building of God’s Kingdom with and for the members of their community. Luke and Julie have 4 kids who have proven to be enthusiastic church-planting assistants!

Phil Ashey President & CEO, American Anglican Council (AAC)

Phil Ashey leads the American Anglican Council (AAC), a missionary society devoted since 1996 to developing Biblically faithful leaders, equipping local congregations and their leaders to fulfill Christ’s Great Commission, and the renewal of Anglican Churches at every level within the Church. From 1987 to 2008 he served full-time as a parish priest and church planter in congregations of all sizes in California, Virginia and Pittsburgh. In 2008 he joined the AAC, but he continues to serve as a pastor, preacher, teacher and coach to clergy and congregations across North America. Before his ordination Phil was a Deputy District Attorney in Orange County, California. He completed his law degree at Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) in 1982 and his LL.M. in Canon Law at Cardiff University (Wales) in 2016. He is the author of Anglican Conciliarism: The Church Meeting to Decide Together, recently published by Anglican House.

Chris Royer Executive Director, Anglican Frontier Missions

The Rev. Christopher Royer has been the Executive Director of Anglican Frontier Missions since July 2014. Chris was born and raised in Boulder, CO and graduated from Wheaton College with a double major in Biblical Studies and Philosophy. He went on to earn a master of arts degree from Wheaton in New Testament Studies. He then served in a Middle Eastern country, spending his first three years learning that country’s language and culture. He lived in South Korea for a year where he married his wife, Grace. Afterwards, Chris and Grace pioneered two different church plants in the Middle East. In 2004, Chris earned a master of divinity from Denver Seminary and in 2007, a diploma in Anglican Studies from Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA. He was ordained to the transitional deaconate in 2008 and the priesthood in 2009. From 2008-2014, Chris served in parish ministry until he was called to lead AFM. Chris and Grace have two teenage daughters.

Daniel Lizárraga Priest of the Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast

The Reverend Canon Daniel Lizárraga, M.P.Aff, M.T.S., is a priest of the Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast and recently became Coordinator of the Anglican Immigrant Initiative. He also serves as the Director and Chaplain of FaithAbility, a ministry with and for the local special needs community. In addition, he is the Canon for Latino Ministry in the diocese and is on the planning team for the Matthew 25 Gathering. Fr. Daniel’s professional career includes working for faith-based organizations in advocacy, community development and international humanitarian aid. He resides in San Antonio, Texas with his wife, Joy and their four lovely daughters.

Esau McCaulley Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Northeastern Seminary

Fr. Esau McCaulley has served across many professional and cultural contexts throughout his ministerial career and theological study. These experiences include rector at All Souls Episcopal/Anglican Church in Okinawa, Japan, assistant to the rector at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, VA, and assisting priest at All Saints Episcopal Church in St Andrews, Scotland. He recently completely his Ph.D. in New Testament at the University of St Andrews where he focused on Paul’s letter to the Galatians under the direction of N.T. Wright. His scholarly research and writing focuses on Pauline theology and intersection of race and Christian identity. He currently serves as assistant professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Northeastern Seminary in Rochester, NY. He is married to Mandy, a pediatrician and they have four wonderful children.

Julie Wahtola Provincial Past President, Daughters of the Holy Cross

From December 2007 until September 2009, Julie was a member of the Formation Committee whose work resulted in the Institution of The Order of the Daughters of the Holy Cross (DHC) in now Archbishop Foley Beach’s Church of the Holy Cross in Loganville, GA. She served as First Vice President on the Order’s first Provincial Council, 2009-2012, and became the Order’s President from 2012-2015.

On the Formation Committee her major contribution was writing the original draft of the Handbook of the Order and the By-Laws. As President her primary focus was improving communications within the Order and with the wider Church.

As a member of the Order of the Daughters of the King from 1994-2009, Julie was diocesan president in both Colorado and then in Washington’s Diocese of Olympia. While in Washington she also served on the DOK Province 8 Board.

Julie lives in Chicago with her husband Charlie. Last August they celebrated the 50th anniversary of their marriage. Her son Cully and his wife Cindy also live in Chicago with her grandsons Hunter (8) and Jack (5). Her daughter Rosemerry lives in the Colorado mountains near Telluride with her husband Eric and Julie’s other two grandchildren Finn (12) and Vivian (8).

Ray Allen Berryhill Senior Pastor of Resurrected Life Church International

Dr. Ray Allen Berryhill has served as Senior Pastor of Resurrected Life Church International, (formerly Evangel Assembly of God which merged with Bethesda Christian Center) in Chicago, Illinois, since December 1992. Under his leadership Resurrected Life has become a thriving multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-generational, multi-lingual congregation of more than 50 nationalities.

Justin and Amy Howard Rector of Imago Dei Anglican Church, Bangor, ME

Justin is Rector of Imago Dei Anglican Church in Bangor, ME. He and his wife Amy planted Imago Dei together and have six amazingly energetic boys: Josiah, Simeon, Judah, Elijah, Aidan and Noel who fill their lives with hilarity, new perspectives on things that crawl in the grass, odd structures intended for habitation built in the yard, and most of all, joy. Justin was born in New York City and raised in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York. Having earned his BA in Religion and Ministry at Houghton College, Justin went on to study at Asbury and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminaries and is now finishing up at Trinity School for Ministry. Longing for a place where the Scriptural, Sacramental, and Spirit-filled facets of his faith experience could converge and find full expression, Justin found his home in the Anglican way as an ordained Priest.

Amy grew up in Bangor and received her Bachelor of Music in vocal performance at the Greatbatch School of Music, at Houghton College. Having met both the third member of the Trinity as well as the president of the theological society (Justin) during her Sophomore year at Houghton, she traded in Brahms for the prayer room, and quiet Sunday afternoons for family life with six kiddos. Amy is a Lay Pastor whose passion lies in prayer for healing of the whole person, and teaching other to do the same. She trains ministers for and oversees Encountering God Weekends, and runs healing prayer at Imago Dei. She has trained and oversees a team of over a hundred prayer ministers in New England from various Christian traditions. She is a licensed Spiritual Director for the Anglican Diocese in New England, and was trained by Christian Healing Ministries in healing prayer.

Grant & Wendy LeMarquand SAMS Missionaries in Gambela, Ethiopia

The Rt. Rev. Grant & Dr. Wendy LeMarquand are missionaries of the 
Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders (SAMS). Grant is Area Bishop for the Horn of Africa within the Episcopal/Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa. Wendy is a family physician with over 35 years of experience in family medicine, tropical medicine and village medical 
practice. Grant and Wendy live in Gambela, Ethiopia.

Herb Bailey Church Army, Uncommon Grounds Café Director

Mr. Herb Bailey is the Director of the Uncommon Grounds Café in Aliquippa, PA, 
a ministry of Church Army that walks with people from isolation to community. More than just a great café, this center uses the arts, community outreach, job 
re-training, listening and loving to minister to the least, the last and the lost. Herb and his wife Angel are deeply committed to being agents for reconciliation with everyone they encounter.

Glen Petta SOMA, U.S. Director

Dr. Glen Petta is the Director for Sharing of Ministries Abroad (SOMA-USA), an international mission agency that serves the Anglican Communion and the worldwide Church through short-term, cross-cultural missions, ministering to clergy and lay leaders alike. Glen left his general dentistry practice of 34 years to lead SOMA. He has led and trained many cross-cultural international teams, and led multiple 
conference workshops on spiritual warfare, team building, restoration of leaders, miracles and missions, and healing.

Daryl Fenton CMJ, Executive Director

The Rev. Cn. Daryl Fenton is the Director for The Church’s Ministry among Jewish People (CMJ USA). CMJ USA’s mission is to equip local congregations to share the transforming love of Messiah Jesus with their Jewish friends and neighbors, 
especially in medium and small U.S. cities, who have little or no sustained Gospel ministry to Jewish people. Daryl was formerly the Chief Operating Officer of the Anglican Communion Network, forerunner of the ACNA. Daryl has also served as the ACNA’s Canon for SE Asia and Myanmar since 2006.

Georgette Forney AFL, President

Deacon Georgette Forney is in her 20th year as President of Anglicans for Life (AFL), the only global Anglican ministry dedicated to inspiring Anglicans to fulfill Scripture’s mandate to protect the vulnerable, defend the fatherless and plead for the widow. She also co-founded the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, a ministry to raise awareness and provide help to those harmed by abortion. Georgette has 
authored two educational curriculums, including Embrace the Journey that addresses aging and dying issues in a culture that sees growing support for assisted suicide.

Kerry and Cynthia Buttram SAMS Missionaries in Cairo, Egypt

The Rev. Kerry and Mrs. Cynthia Buttram are missionaries of Society of 
Anglican Missionaries and Senders (SAMS), serving at All Saints’ Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt. Kerry is the Priest-in-Charge of the English-Speaking congregations where 25 different nationalities worship. As the ‘Mother Church’ of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt, the Cathedral seeks to be a resource to the wider church in Egypt for making disciples.  In these multi-cultural/ethnic congregation, they seek to build bridges for the Gospel through daily activities and relationships.

Jenny Noyes Executive Director, New Wineskins Missionary 
Network

Mrs. Jenny Noyes is the Executive Director of New Wineskins Missionary 
Network, a mission-mobilizing agency and host of the New Wineskins for Global Mission conferences. Previously, Jenny was Director for Alpha USA’s Southeast 
Region, Coordinator for Evangelism for the ACN, forerunner of the ACNA, and founder of the ACN’s Good News Initiative, hosting 11 Sharing Our Faith 
conferences across the U.S. From 1996-2005, she served as director of evangelism, missions and outreach at an Anglican church plant in Northern Virginia.

Bill Jerdan Executive Secretary, Reformed Episcopal Church Board of Foreign Missions,

The Rev. Bill Jerdan is Executive Secretary of the Reformed Episcopal Church (REC) Board of Foreign Missions. He assists the Board in communication, 
networking with overseas partners and developing support for mission partnerships in REC parishes and dioceses. Bill and his wife Diane are veteran missionaries, working as church planters in France from 1972 to 2009. They now use their experience to provide church development and pastoral training assistance to others, in both French and English-speaking contexts.

Nate Twichell Agape Year Director

Mr. Nathan Twichell is a Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders (SAMS) missionary, serving as the co-director of Agape Year, a missional gap year in the 
Anglican tradition for recent high school graduates. Agape Year seeks to provide 
participants with a 9-month encounter with Christ and His Kingdom through mission locally and globally to anchor them in their true identity. Nathan and his wife Erika live in Pittsburgh, PA along with their 2 children, Henry and Anne.

Lollie Twyman Diocese of Ft. Worth World Mission Committee Chair

Ms. Lollie Twyman has chaired the World Mission Committee for the Diocese of Fort Worth since 1998. Lollie serves on the Board of Trustees of both SAMS and New Wineskins Missionary Network. As a member of AGMP, Lollie chairs the 
Mobilizing the Church Task Group that has produced such resources as the Liturgy for Mission, and the Parish Mission Leader Certification Program. Lollie remains active in the mission fields of Malawi, Mexico, Belize and Cambodia. Her daughter and son-in-law, Summer & Guy Benton, serve as SAMS missionaries in Cambodia.

Joshua Wu Assistant Priest, Eucharist Church, San Francisco

The Rev. Joshua Wu (Drake) has served overseas in Asia for a decade in church planting, Bible translation and international student outreach. He currently serves as Assistant Priest and pastor of families, community life, and outreach at Eucharist Church, San Francisco, in the Diocese of Churches for the Sake of Others. He is partnering with Bridges International (CRU) in reaching out to international students at San Francisco State University.

Shihoko Warren Priest-in-charge, Church of All Nations

The Rev. Shihoko Warren is Priest-in-charge of Church of All Nations, a Japanese/multicultural congregation, Vancouver, BC; born and raised in Japan; now leading ministries in Japanese and English, outreaching to people from over 25 ethnicities.

Ken Warren is the key leader of the New Eden farm ministry; a horticulturalist by career, and a lover of God’s wonderful creation.

Valerie Yiu Children’s Ministry Director, AMMiC

Dr. Valerie Yiu is the Children’s Ministry Director of AMMiC; has been serving in the area of Christian Education and children’s ministry for over 25 years at various churches in Metro-Vancouver, Canada; now equipping and training children workers of AMMiC churches.

Alvin Ng Ministry Coordinator, AMMiC

Alvin Ng is Ministry Coordinator (part-time) at AMMiC; emigrated to Canada at a young age; passionate about the two generations ministry for the Chinese Canadian churches.

Margie Fawcett Healing Ministries

Margie has been involved in healing ministry for over 20 years. She has worked with church-based ministries as well as para-church ministries and loves to see the Lord heal his people in areas of grief, anxiety, sexual brokenness and fragmented relationships.

Alex & Tamara Cameron Priest, Church Planter, President of Isaiah 40 Foundation

Tamara is a ceramic artist and Alex an Anglican priest and church planter. For nearly 20 years they have been involved with the work of the Isaiah 40 Foundation, a Christian ministry of counseling, teaching and leadership development, of which Alex is the president. They delight to see people healed and transformed by the cross of Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit, and have a particular desire to see healthy and whole Christian leaders. They live near Burlington, Vermont.

Lee Nelson Priest and Church Planter, ACNA

The Rev. Lee Nelson is a priest of the Anglican Church in North America and member of the Committee for Catechesis. He has spent the last three years planting Christ Church in Waco, Texas, focusing on the work of catechesis and traditional worship within university towns and campuses. In addition to Christ Church, Lee and his team have planted Church of the Incarnation in College Station, Texas and are collaborating with and coaching others to plant similar congregations. Lee is a graduate of Nashotah House and Texas A&M University and is a member of the Ambrose Institute, focusing on the work of doing theological education with clergy and laypeople together to build up churches with a passion for spiritual formation and catechesis.

Art Going Priest and Church Planter, Diocese of Christ our Hope, ACNA

The Rev’d Canon Arthur Going was born and adopted in Cincinnati, Ohio. Educated at Princeton University, Indiana University, Christ Seminary, Covenant Seminary, and the University of Chicago. Ordained as a Lutheran pastor in 1981, as an Anglican priest in 2010. Parish pastor and church planter in Germany, Chicago, Augusta, St. Louis, St Paul, Plano, and Louisville. For the last four years on staff with Bishop Steve Breedlove in the Diocese of Christ Our Hope, overseeing theological formation of next generation leaders and the ordination process, serving as a member of the Diocesan Shepherding Team and theological advisor to the Bishop. Art also is executive Director of Anglican Missional Pastors (AMP), a two-year, cohort-based program of formation for curates, beginning pastors, and others seeking formation as Anglican clergy. He co-chairs the ACNA’s Committee for Catechesis. Married for 37 years to Dr. Nancy Going (Executive Director of Vibrant Faith), they have two married adult children, Katie and Chris, and six grandchildren.

Joel Scandrett Assistant Professor of Historical Theology, Director of the Robert E. Webber Center at Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge, PA

The Rev. Dr. Joel Scandrett is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology and Director of the Robert E. Webber Center at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA. Before coming to TSM, Joel taught theology at Wheaton College, Northern Seminary, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and served as an academic editor at InterVarsity Press. Joel continues to employ his editorial training as the executive editor of the ACNA Catechism. A priest in the ACNA, Joel also serves as a non-stipendiary assistant at Church of the Ascension in Pittsburgh.

Jack Gabig Affiliate Professor of Practical Theology, Nashotah House Theological Seminary

The Rev Jack Gabig Ph.D is Affiliate Professor of Practical Theology, Nashotah House Theological Seminary, overseeing Advanced Degree Programs, training clergy and lay folk in the areas of evangelism, catechesis, mission and church and contemporary society. He is Co-Chair of the Committee for Catechesis for the Anglican Church in North America which has generated To Be a Christian: An Anglican Catechism. Jack has been actively involved in disciple-making through children’s, youth and college ministries for more than 30 years. He is a graduate of King’s College, London, (Ph.D in Practical Theology, 2007), Trinity School for Ministry (M.Div. 1995), and the University of Pittsburgh (B.A. French/Spanish Business Translation, 1985).

Leslie F. Thyberg Professor at Trinity School for Ministry and Nashotah House

Dr. Leslie F. Thyberg has over thirty-five years of teaching experience—ranging from preschoolers to prison inmates to graduate students. Currently Leslie teaches courses having to do with catechesis, pedagogy, and spiritual formation at Trinity School for Ministry and Nashotah House Theological Seminary. She is a member of ACNA’s Committee for Catechesis as well as serving on the Anglican Family Working Group. The experience of raising three children concurrent with serving as the director of children and family ministry’s in a large urban parish definitely shaped Leslie’s passion for family life as a spiritual discipline. She lives in an interdenominational, intentional Christian community in Pittsburgh’s east end with her husband, 5 cats, and 8 backyard chickens.

Kristy Leaseburg Christian Educator

Kristy Leaseburg is the homeschooling mother of five children. She has served as Christian Ed Director at her parish, the Chair of the Christian Ed Commission for the Diocese of Fort Worth, and Project Manager and contributor for the work on the Anglican Catechism with the Committee for Catechesis of the Anglican Church in North America. She has been a Christian Educator for 22 years and speaks locally and nationally on the subject of Family Catechesis. Kristy is certified as a Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level I Catechist and Godly Play leader. She has received theological training from Nashotah House Seminary and the University of Dallas, and will soon complete a Catechists certification from the Ambrose Institute.

Taylor Bodoh Canon for Church Planting, Gulf Atlantic Diocese

Taylor is the Canon for Church Planting in the Gulf Atlantic Diocese, and is also the Rector of a multiethnic church plant called Incarnation Tallahassee. Together with his wife Karissa and daughters Avila and Norah, Taylor has a special passion for raising up and sending out leaders in the body of Christ, for racial reconciliation, and for calling artists and skeptics to give Jesus a fresh hearing.

Kate Harris Interim Executive Director, The Fellows Initiative

Kate Harris serves as the Interim Executive Director of The Fellows Initiative, a network of local church-based programs to help young Christian leaders connect their faith to all of life. Previously Kate served as the Executive Director of the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture in Washington DC. She is as associate Producer of ReFrame, a 10-week video curriculum by Regent College to help connect faith to all of life. She is the author of Wonder Women: Navigating Motherhood, Career and Vocation (Zondervan: 2014), and is earning an MA in English Literature at George Mason University. Kate is an alumni of The Falls Church Fellows Program, wife to a good man and mother of their four small children. She lives in the Washington DC area and worships at The Falls Church Anglican.

Geoff and Becca Chapman Rector, St Stephens Anglican Church & Fellows Initiative Leader

Geoff and Becca Chapman reside in Pittsburgh, where Geoff is the Rector of St. Stephens Anglican Church and where Becca led the Pittsburgh Fellows for 11 years. During those years she also led the Fellows Initiative for 3 years, helping churches around the country start new Fellows programs. The Pittsburgh Fellows have 140 alumni who work in corporate placements and share “a passion for Pittsburgh, workplace excellence, and Christ-like living.” Together they have six married children and are happily expecting their 19th grandchild.

Eric Menees Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Eric Vawter Menees was consecrated to be the Vth Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin on September 24, 2011. Bp. Menees is also a Franciscan tertiary since 1983.

In addition to being Bishop Ordinary of the Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin Bp. Menees is the provincial representative to the Roman Catholic Church and to the Anglican Province of South America. Bishop Menees chairs the Immigration Task Force for the province and is an advisor to Caminemos Juntos – our Spanish Language ministry support for the ACNA.

Bp. Menees is married to Florence Guadalupe Mira-Menees and has a daughter, Milagro, and a son, Sebastian.

Shawn McCain Founding Rector, Resurrection in South Austin, TX

Upon completing a Masters of Divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary, he was ordained to the Deaconate in 2011, and the Priesthood in 2012. He and his wife, Michelle, have been married for over thirteen years and are parents of five children: Mateo, Maddison, Aubri, Braelyn, and Emery. Shawn is currently studying for a D.Min at Nashotah House Theological Seminary on sacramental missiology.