Contact Us / Clergy & StaffWritten by firstname.lastname@example.org on Apr 07, 2013
To Contact Us:
Mail: Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 22405 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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For Clergy and Staff, see below:
Rector: The Rev. Susan B. Snook is an Episcopal priest who loves Arizona, preaching, children, and the mission challenge of starting a new church. She graduated with a Master’s in Divinity from Church Divinity School of the Pacific, and received her B.A. and M.B.A. from Rice University in Houston. Susan also serves on The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council, and as a leader of the Acts 8 Moment. She has previously served as Associate Rector of St. Anthony on the Desert, Scottsdale, and Curate at St. Peter’s, Litchfield Park. In church service prior to ordination, she served as Director of Christian Education for children, youth and adults and as Director of Lay Ministries. She also practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for 10 years. She is married with two children.
Telephone: 480.307.9216 or for pastoral emergencies: 602.980.4970
Blog: A Good and Joyful Thing
Pastoral Associate: Deacon Wayne Whitney graduated with the Ph.D degree in New Testament Studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the M.Div. from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the B.A. from Kansas State University. He has served as a Baptist pastor and has been an Episcopalian since 1992. God willing and the people consenting, Dr. Wayne will be ordained priest in January 2014.
Sermon Blog: Singular Distinction
Our Music Director: Ilona Kubiaczyk-Adler received her Ph.D. in organ performance from Arizona State University. She is an accomplished, enthusiastic and lively musician. She studied organ in Poland and the Netherlands before coming to the United States. She leads our adults’ and children’s choirs and plays a beautiful range of music for us each week. You can read more about Dr. Ilona and watch a video of her playing the Fritts organ at Arizona State University on our music page.
Ilona’s Website: www.kubiaczyk.com
Director of Children’s and Family Ministries: Shelley Byrnes has a long history of involvement in Christian Education ministries. She has a passion for helping children to understand the most basic truth that God loves them, and that Jesus shows us who God is. She works with our teachers and leaders in coordinating our children’s programs through 5th grade, and also provides support for parents raising Christian children.
Telephone: 480.307.9216 (office) or 480.993.7377 (cell)
Director of Youth Ministries: Julie Bogle directs our ministries with student in grades 6 – 12. Julie graduated from Concordia University in Irvine, California in 2012 with a B.A. in Christian Education, and has significant experience working with both children and youth. Julie oversees our youth group on Sunday evenings and also our Sunday school offerings for teens, as well as Mission Week and other special events.
Telephone: 480.307.9216 (Office) or 480-201-5505 (Cell)
Our Treasurer: Art Graf is a CPA and experienced business professional. Contact him regarding contributions, expenditures, reimbursements, etc.
Nativity is governed by a 12-member vestry which acts as its board of directors. The rector serves as the chair of the vestry. Other vestry members are:
Senior Warden: Jeff Jameson, JeffJameson@cox.net
Junior Warden: Bill Deihl, email@example.com
Tricia Beaird, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy Bleasdale, email@example.com
Mike Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kara Erickson, email@example.com
George Hartz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Heist, Ljh0cpa@hotmail.com
Lani Sambach, email@example.com
Claire Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
David Smith, VIDSmith@gmail.com