New Clergy - Fall 2019

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

New clergy positions/transitions between April 2019 and November 2019

A warm welcome to  those in new positions and those who are new (*) to the diocese. This list updated since April 2019. (Top , left to right, Memba, Gober, Magoola. Bottom, left to right, Thompson, Dyer, Rallison.)


  • All Saints, Torresdale, The Rev. James Walton, Rector
  • Church of the Ascension, Parkesburg, The Rev. Jill Roche Wikel, Priest-in-Charge
  • Christ Church, Ridley Park, *The Rev. Jane Gober, Rector (from the Diocese of Spokane, last served in the Diocese of New Jersey)
  • Church of the Good Shepherd, Rosemont, The Rev. Darrell Tiller, Deacon
  • Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, The Rev. Michael Palmisano, Associate
  • Free Church of St. John/Cristo y San Ambrosio (both Philadelphia), *The Rev. Joseluis Memba, Vicar (from the Diocese of New Jersey) 
  • Good Shepherd, Hilltown, The Rev. George Master, Priest-in-Charge
  • Grace Epiphany, Mount Airy, The Rev. Jim Littrel, Priest-in-Charge
  • Holy Innocents St. Paul’s/Grace Church and the Incarnation, *The Rev. Brian Rallison, Rector (from the Diocese of Utah)
  • Holy Trinity, Ambler, The Rev. Emmanuel Williamson, Rector
  • St. David’s, Radnor, *The Rev. Maurice Dyer, Associate Priest (from Diocese of El Camino Real)
  • St. George St. Barnabas, Philadelphia, *The Rev. Dr. Robert Magoola,
    Rector (from the Diocese of Georgia)

  • St. John’s, Concord, *The Rev. Dan Hinkle, Interim Rector (from the Diocese of New Jersey)

  • St. John’s, Essington/St. James, Prospect Park, *The Rev. Jessie Thompson, Deacon-in-Charge (from the Diocese of Oregon)
  • St. Mark’s, Honeybrook, The Rev. Kim Guiser, Rector; The Rev Asha Guiser, Sunday Missioner
  • St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Chestnut Hill, The Rev. Barbara Ballenger, Associate 
  • St. Mary’s, Ardmore, The Rev. Sean Lanigan, Rector
  • St. Paul’s, Chestnut Hill, *The Rev. Canon Albert Ogle, Interim Rector (from the Diocese of New York); The Rev. Daniel Kline, Associate
  • St. Peter’s in the Great Valley, Malvern, The Rev. Chris Exley, Associate
  •  St. Peter’s Phoenixville, The Rev. Samuel Ndungu, Rector
  • St. Stephen's, Clifton Heights/Church of the Redeemer, Springfield, The Rev. Jon Clodfelter, Priest-in-Charge
  • St. Stephen’s, Norwood, The Rev. Hentzi Elek, Priest-in-Charge
  • St. Thomas’, Whitemarsh, The Rev. Dennis Bingham, Deacon
  • Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, The Rev. Mark Nestlehutt, Rector