Our People

We are co-creators in this journey of hope, transformation and love. This is your diocese and we are your staff – here to serve. You can view the staff organizational chart here.

Bishop

Bishop Daniel Gutierrez was ordained on July 16, 2016 as the 16th Bishop of the historic Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.  He emphasizes the importance of the role of a Bishop as a loving shepherd.

 

 

The Bishop
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The Rt. Rev. Daniel G.P. Gutiérrez

Bishop Diocesan

(215) 627-6434 dgutierrez@diopa.org

The Rt. Reverend 
Rodney R. Michel

The Rt. Rev. Rodney R. Michel

Assisting Bishop

(215) 627-6434 rodneym@diopa.org

Staff

The diocesan staff is committed to responding to your emails and phone calls within 24 hours. And, we are continually seeking to improve. Please reach us if you need anything.

 

The Rev. Canon Kirk Berlenbach

The Rev. Canon Kirk Berlenbach

Canon For Support and Growth

I can help you connect with the community; develop new and innovative ministries; and maximize use of church buildings and grounds.

215-627-6434, ext. 191

Ryan Campbell

Ryan Campbell

Operations Manager, The Church Foundation

215-621-8310

Nicole Clothier

Nicole Clothier

Senior Accounting Specialist

(215) 627-6434 x118

Takiyah Cuyler

Senior Accountant

(215) 627-6434 x105

Receptionist

Chandler Dangerfield

Receptionist

215-627-6434

Lori Daniels

Lori Daniels

Executive Director of The Church Foundation

(215) 627-6434 x104

Mark Davis

Mark Davis

IT Support Manager

(215) 627-6434 x190

Celeste Fisher

Celeste Fisher

Assistant For Operations

(215) 627-6434 x108

Canon Doug Horner

Canon Doug Horner

Canon For Finance and Business

I can help you with Sacred Gifts for Mission & Administration; parochial reports and audits; commercial insurance, benefits and pensions through Church Pension Group; endowments and investments; parish financial management and operations; property issues and tenant leases and licenses to use; and employment and human resource policy.

(215) 627-6434 x145

Rev. Canon Betsy Ivey

The Rev. Canon Betsy Ivey

Canon For Support and Growth

I can help you strategically think about how you want to change your parish ministry; and find supporting resources for ministry (websites, accounting, grant-writing, sharing resources).

(215) 627-6434 x115

The Rev. Canon Arlette D. Benoit Joseph

The Rev. Canon Arlette D. Benoit Joseph

Canon For Transition

I can help you find clergy for your congregation; apply for grants for continuing ed. and sabbaticals; and help individuals who are discerning a call to ordained ministry.

(215) 627-6434 x102

Sean McCauley

Sean McCauley

Property Manager

(215) 627-6434 x181

Jeremiah Mustered

Jeremiah Mustered

Executive Assistant To The Bishop

(215) 627-6434 x126

The Rev. Canon Toneh Smyth

The Rev. Canon Toneh Smyth

Canon For Mission

I can help connect you with trainings that focus on mental health and addiction concerns; wide missions/events that address national and global issues (e.g. poverty, racism, discrimination, health disparity, legislative changes, acts of violence); and with parishes doing similar mission work.

(215) 627-6434 x130

Sherrie Tatman

Sherrie Tatman

Diocesan Assistant

(215) 627-6434 x107

Jennifer Tucker

Canon Jennifer B. Tucker

Canon For Communications

I can help you with content creation; grassroots marketing; web site development; social media strategy; event planning; messaging; and crisis communications.

(215) 627-6434 x110

The Rev. Canon Shawn Wamsley

The Rev. Canon Shawn Wamsley

Canon To The Ordinary For Evangelism And Administration

I can help answer questions about the operations of the Diocese; direct congregations to support and resources within the Bishop’s office; answer questions about policy and procedure within the Diocese; and provide direct support for Evangelism ministries, initiatives and programs.

(215) 627-6434), ext. 109

Vicars



Mike Giansiracusa

The Rev. Michael Giansiracusa

Vicar, St. Gabriel's Church, Philadelphia; Vicar, St. Stephen’s Church, Philadelphia

(215) 329-3807

Andy Kline

The Rev. Andrew Kline

Vicar, St. John’s Norristown

(303) 956-8854

Vicar for Prison Ministry

The Rev. George Master

St. Dismas Prison Mission

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The Rev. Dr. Renee McKenzie Hayward

Vicar, George W. South Memorial Church Of The Advocate

(215) 978-8000

The Rev. Jose Luis Memba

Vicar, Cristo y San Ambrosio; Vicar, Free Church of St. John

Doris Rajagopal

The Rev. Doris Rajagopal

Vicar, Darby Mission

(610) 649-7623

Deirdre Whitfield

The Rev. Deirdre Whitfield

Vicar, St. Mary’s Church, Chester

(610) 745-2053

Deacons

Deacons bring the Gospel out into the world.  Today there are almost 3,000 deacons in The Episcopal Church.  Deacons are involved in a wide variety of work such as feeding the poor, ministering to homeless, and caring for children. This work is carried out in many settings – the community, hospitals, prisons, retirement communities, etc. 

Dennis Bingham

The Rev. Dennis Bingham

Deacon, St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Whitemarsh

Dennis Coleman

The Rev. Dennis Coleman

Archdeacon, Christ Episcopal Church, Pottstown

610-999-2926

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The Rev. Lynn Czarniecki

Deacon, Trinity Memorial Church, Philadelphia

908-217-6365

Joseph Dietz

The Rev. Joseph Dietz

Deacon, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Phoenixvile

610-323-1033

Carol Duncan

The Rev. Carol Duncan

Deacon, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Chestnut Hill (Phila.)

Diane Faison

The Rev. Diane Faison

Deacon, Incarnation Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church, Drexel Hill

Phil Geliebter

The Rev. Phil Geliebter

Deacon, Cristo y San Ambrosio and Free Church of St. John

Ken McCaslin

The Rev. Ken McCaslin

Deacon, St. David's Episcopal Church, Wayne

Jeff Moretszohn

The Rev. Jeff Moretzsohn

Archdeacon, The Church of the Good Samaritan, Paoli

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The Rev. Pamela Nesbit

Deacon, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral

Marjorie Oughton

The Rev. Marjorie Oughton

Deacon, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chester

Pat Rubenstein

The Rev. Pat Rubenstein

Deacon, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Glenside

Deacon Matthew Simpson

The Rev. Matthew Simpson

Deacon, Trinity Episcopal Church, Buckingham

The Rev. Canon Toneh Smyth

The Rev. Canon Toneh Smyth

Canon For Mission

I can help connect you with trainings that focus on mental health and addiction concerns; wide missions/events that address national and global issues (e.g. poverty, racism, discrimination, health disparity, legislative changes, acts of violence); and with parishes doing similar mission work.

(215) 627-6434 x130

Louis Steffenhagen

The Rev. Louis Steffenhagen

Deacon, St. James' Episcopal Church, Collegeville

Barbara Tobin

The Rev. Barbara Tobin

Deacon, St. Mary's Hamilton Village (Phila.)