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Vestry

The Vestry is the governing body of an Episcopal Church.
The Vestry is led by a Senior Warden (commonly known as”The Rector’s Warden”) and a
Junior Warden (commonly known as “The People’s Warden”).

David Getts

Senior Warden

Jeff Bell

Junior Warden

Linda Killmer

Treasurer

Don Bivens

Chancellor

Amy Benjamin

Joanne Berg

Amy Bolazina

Barb Chotras

Tom Dietrich

Fionn Downhill

John Farley

Amy Feltus

Jim Hoselton

Allie Tossberg

Pat Waugh

Clergy

The Rev. Jim Clark

Rector/Senior Pastor

Follower of Jesus. Husband and father of four. Grateful Episcopalian. Energized by resting in the boundless Presence within. Enjoy being with my beloved, family, friends, work, photography, fly-fishing and riding my Harley. Email Jim Clark at jclark@saintbarnabas.org or call 602-316-5220 .

The Rev. Erika von Haaren

Vicar

Priested and at Saint Barnabas since 2006. Certified Daring Way Facilitator. Jesus follower, gratitude practitioner, wife, mother to three little ones who keep me joyful and honest. Email Erika von Haaren at erika@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9753.

The Rev. Elizabeth J Roles

Associate

A priest since 2006, I value the joy and challenge of life in the Body of Christ. Happiness is reading Anthony Trollope novels, singing Southern harmony hymns, and exploring the outdoors with my son. Email Elizabeth Roles at elizabeth@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9737.

The Rev. Susie Parker

Parish Deacon

Susie and husband, Hank have called Saint Barnabas home since 2003. Former small business owners, parents to four children, grandparents to six (and hoping for more), entertainers for 2 precious doggies. Love gardening, reading, sewing and learning more about Jesus. Go in love to serve the Lord! Email Susie Parker at susie@saintbarnabas.org

The Venerable Sarah Getts

Parish Deacon & Archdeacon of Diocese of Arizona*

Born in the UK, joined Saint Barnabas in 2001 and ordained a deacon in 2012. Began adult life studying cartography, transitioned to nursing and now an Archdeacon, serving the deacons of the diocese. I love good food and all things related to art along with reading and movies. Email Sarah Getts at sarah@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-948-5560

Staff

Kate Fimbres

Minister for Youth & Parish Life

Minister of Youth Ministry, wife and mother of four, chef, scrabble player. Loves Jesus, passionate about ministry to the homeless. Email Kate Fimbres at kate@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9731.

Sarah Petersen

Director of Children’s Ministries

An Arizona native, Sarah has traveled the globe studying, singing and teaching. She is now back home in Scottsdale raising her two children, Ruthanne and William Alden, and enjoying an active life involved in children and music ministries at Saint Barnabas. Email Sarah Petersen at sarahp@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9730.

Paul Lee

Director of Music Ministries

Director of Music Ministries, organist/conductor/composer. Past life: studio musician, opera coach, ship music director. Hobbies: cooking, traveling, music reviews. “I didn’t choose music, music chose me!” Email Paul Lee at plee@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9735.

Ann Hott

Director of Operations

Member for over 20 years, on staff since 2007. Colorado native, Contemplative Ministries Team, facilitator for TAEHS, Spiritual Director, married to Tom, 2 grown daughters. Email Ann Hott at ann@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9733.

Katie Vinger

Operations Assistant*

Joined the staff as operations assistant in 2011. Avid reader, Michigan native, 100 percent Dutch American, married to Tim. We have two great kids: Alex and Molly. Email Katie Vinger at katie@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9750.

Faith Long

Parish Secretary

Editor, Windborne Video Productions. Marketing and sales videos for Arabian horse industry, and Living Legacy videos, which documents peoples’ life stories. Enjoy music, cooking, reading and spending time with friends and family. Email Faith Long at faith@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9754.

Krys Estabrooks

Program and Facilities Administrator

Program and facilities administrator. Friends, family, cooking, entertaining, and good wines are high on my ‘likes’ list. St. B is more than just our church! Email Krys Estabrooks at krystina@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9756.

SORRELLE KOBI

Controller

Over two decades of finance leadership in the non-profit community. My passions are my husband Chris, riding my Harley, aerobatic flying in a Cessna 152 Aerobat, serving the community, gardening, and the beautiful southwest. Email Sorrelle Kobi at sorrelle@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9759.

Amy DeCaussin

Communications Manager

Amy and her husband Cam, have been active members at Saint Barnabas for over a year, and comes to Saint Barnabas from Scottsdale Public Art, where she has led numerous projects including Canal Convergence, an annual event with interactive artworks by local and international artists, hands-on activities, live music and performances. Amy also maintains her own impressive portfolio of works in her studio. She loves strengthening the community and telling the story of the church through her creativity. Email Amy at amy@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-355-9758.

Sarah Smith

Music Ministry Assistant*

Sarah studied vocal performance and received her Master of Music from ASU in 2010. She has worked as a chorister and music educator all over the Valley, most recently as the Children’s Choir Director here at Saint Barnabas. When not in the classroom, Sarah sings in the Saint Barnabas Choir and performs as a featured concert soloist in many ensembles, chorales, and festivals throughout Arizona. Email Sarah Smith at sarahs@saintbarnabas.org or call 480-720-5801.

* Part-time or non-stipendiary

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