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  • The Rev. Anne Carriere is chaplain to retired clergy and their families in the Diocese of West Tennessee.
  • The Rev. Kim Crecca is deacon at St. Matthew, Tucson, AZ.
  • The Rev. Candice Burk Frazer is rector of Ascension, Montgomery, AL.
  • The Rev. Jay Gardner is rector of Grace, Cullman, AL.
  • The Rev. Carol S. Gates is interim pastor at Lamb of God, Ft. Myers, FL.
  • The Rev. Canon Ted Holt III is interim rector of St. Andrew’s, Nogales, AZ.
  • The Rev. Nancy Lee Jose is interim rector of St. John’s, Wilmington, NC.
  • Laura McGrew is communications manager for the Diocese of West Texas.
  • The Rev. David W. Perkins is priest in charge of St. Mark’s, Clifford, VA.
  • The Rev. Diane Pike is rector of churches in the Southwest Michigan Episcopal Covenant (St. Paul’s, Dowagiac; St. Paul’s, St. Joseph; and Trinity, Niles).
  • The Rev. James Popham and the Rev. Jo Anne Popham are interim rectors of Grace, Monroe, LA.
  • The Rev. Roxanne Ruggles is rector of Nativity, Maysville, KY.
  • The Rev. Bonnie Smith is priest in charge of St. Thomas, Windsor, NC.
  • The Rev. Bonnie Spencer is priest in charge of Holy Redeemer, Denver.
  • The Rev. Ralph Strom is interim priest at St. George’s, Bradenton, FL.
  • The Rev. Bruce Swinehart is rector of St. Mary Magdalene, Boulder, CO.

Ordinations: Deacons

  • LouisianaCaroline Patton Carson
  • MilwaukeeTyler Jason Humphrey and Melesa McEwan Skoglund
  • Northwest TexasSarah Leann Wigner
  • PennsylvaniaMichelle Workman Bullock and Charles Lattimore Howard
  • Western North CarolinaGaelyn Evangreene

Ordinations: Priests

  • AlabamaRichelle Thompson
  • ArizonaDavid Carlisle, Kelli Joyce, and Alison Lee
  • ArkansasKevin Gore
  • Central FloridaRobert Talmadge Griffith
  • ConnecticutBrett Figlewski, Thomas Peters, and Benjamin Straley
  • East CarolinaStephen Batten and Adam Pierce
  • HawaiiJasmine Hanakaulani Bostock
  • New JerseyJohn Francis Maher and Sharon Lee Patterson
  • North CarolinaVincent Kopp and Michael David Whitnah (for Pennsylvania), assistant to the rector of All Saints’, Concord
  • PennsylvaniaBenjamin Charles Capps
  • Southwestern VirginiaKathryn A. Bast
  • TennesseeRobert Wesley Arning and Benjamin Keith Wyatt, curate at Trinity, Hartford, CT
  • Western MichiganPeter Carey Homeyer



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