Contact Us / Clergy & Staff

Written by susansnook@thenativity.net on Apr 07, 2013

To Contact Us:

Mail: Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 22405 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Click Here for Map and Directions

Phone: 480-307-9216

For Clergy and Staff, see below:

Susan Snook Profile PictureRector:  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

E-mail: SusanSnook@TheNativity.net

Blog: A Good and Joyful Thing

 

waynePastoral Associate:  The Rev. 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.  Dr. Wayne has been on staff at Nativity since 2011, and was ordained priest in January 2014.

Cell Phone: 303.809.1458

Email: WayneWhitney@TheNativity.net

Sermon Blog: Singular Distinction

 

ilona kubiaczyk-adlerMusic 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.

Telephone: 602.616.3930

Email: IlonaKubiaczyk-Adler@TheNativity.net

Ilona’s Website:  www.kubiaczyk.com

 

 

ShelleyDirector of Children’s, Youth, 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)

Email: ShelleyByrnes@TheNativity.net

MinaOur Parish Administrator: Mina Rafferty has been with Nativity since the beginning, providing beautiful communications and terrific organization for our parish.

Telephone: 480.307.9216

Email: MinaRafferty@TheNativity.net

Our Treasurer: Kara Erickson is a banker and an experienced business professional. Contact her regarding contributions, expenditures, reimbursements, etc.

Email:  theazericksons@hotmail.com

Nativity’s Vestry:

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: David Bolger, David@DJBolger.com

Junior Warden:  Mark Miller, msmiller@value.net

Treasurer:  Kara Erickson, theazericksons@hotmail.com

Tricia Beaird, pbeaird@cox.net

Suzanne Cohen, secohenjd@yahoo.com

Jennie Dobbins, jenniedobbins@gmail.com

George Hartz, gehartz@yahoo.com

Kris Haugen, krishaugen@cox.net

Jane Heist, Ljh0cpa@hotmail.com

Endicott (Cotty) Peabody, epeabody@earthlink.net

Lani Sambach, wasjrra@cox.net

 

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