Clergy

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Fr. Peter Smith

Rector

peter@livingfaithanglican.org

Peter and his wife Kristie moved to Phoenix in August 2017 from Birmingham, Alabama in order to become the rector at Living Faith.  Peter and Kristie have been married since 2009 and have two children: Cohen (2013) and Hannah (2015).  Peter came to faith in Christ at a young age through the faith of his parents, was baptized by his dad when he was 8 years old, and has been following Jesus ever since.  He is a graduate of Beeson Divinity School where he received a Masters of Divinity with a Certificate in Anglican Studies.  He was ordained as an Anglican priest in 2014 and served for 3 1/2 years as the Assistant Pastor at St. Peter's Anglican Church in Birmingham, AL.  As a pastor, Peter is passionate about preaching and teaching, sharing the sacraments, discipling, shepherding, and living on mission for Christ.  With his free time, Peter enjoys good conversation, craft beverages, being outside, riding his scooter, playing with a ball of any kind, and spending time with his family.

Fr. Ernest Victor

ASSOCIATE REctor

Ernest and his wife Lalitha are both cradle Anglicans from India.  They came to know Jesus as their savior and Lord at an early age in their Sunday school. Both were discipled by their Sunday school teachers and later through Intervarsity Fellowship.  Ernest and Lalitha moved to the Arabian Peninsula to serve on mission, Ernest as an engineer and Lalitha as a teacher. 6 years later, God called Ernest to plant churches among expatriates. He was ordained in 1996.  Soon after, Ernest completed his theological studies and Ph.D. in missions at Fuller Theological Seminary, California. The Victors moved to Arizona in 2013 in order to minister to the students at Arizona State University, especially to the international students.  Ernest has been a part of Living Faith since 2015, where he is a priest-in-residence and is planting an Anglican church at ASU called Anglican Campus Fellowship.

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Dcn. Mathew Allen

Deacon/Discipleship Ministry Director

 

Fr. Bob Fabey

Priest in Residence


Staff

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Stephanie Armenta

Administrator & Bookkeeper

stephanie@livingfaithanglican.org

 

Shaun Deegan

Worship Minister

 

Joanne Benschoter

Facilities Manager


Ministry Directors

Cindy Frost

Children's Ministry Director

 

Tina Allen

Youth Ministry Director

 

Tina Larsen

Rwanda/Taba Director

Pat Darrah

Fellowship Director

 

Jeff Bisgrove

Evangelism Director

 

Donna Watt

Memorial Garden Director


Vestry

Class of 2018

Jean Duerbeck
Phil Fisher

Class of 2019

Jai Choi
Joey Giammalva

Class of 2020

Earl Blades
Sherry Charis
Cindy Frost
Forster Okoli