John is a Brooklyn native, Coast Guard veteran, ostomate, police chaplain, and competitive shooter (he wears a lot of hats). He has served as rector (pastor) of St. Gabriel’s for the past 10 years and loves being able to bring the transforming love of Christ to the people of Northwest Arkansas. When he’s not at church you will find John ministering to local veterans, the community of Springdale in his role as Springdale Police Chaplain, or the local gun community in his role as a professional competitive shooter. In his free time John enjoys reading the writings of the reformers, spending time with his lovely wife Pam and their three children, and shooting target practice. Feel free to contact John at:
Phone or text: 479.283.8751
Deacon Ed is a cradle Anglican and a native Carolinian. After joining the Navy and living in places such as Egypt, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, not to mention the Gulf of Mexico, he visited Arkansas. He was so struck with the beauty of the Ozark Mountains that he decided to stay. He savors being in the presence of God in nature. He typically spends his time with his wife on their farm tending to his bees, chickens, and garden, or camping and canoeing. You may happen to find him at a bluegrass festival or NWA beekeeper meeting.
Deacon Jamie is a native Texan and after spending his high school years in Louisiana he moved to Arkansas for college, met a girl and decided to never leave! He is an EAST Facilitator and Computer Science teacher in Springdale is married to Sarah and has two children; Eleanor and Henry. Jamie loves grace because he knows that he desperately needs it and enjoys being a part of St. Gabriel's. He is also the webmaster for this site so feel free to contact him with suggestions.
Email Jamie at firstname.lastname@example.org