Clergy

 
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Fr. Peter Smith

Rector/Senior PAstor

Peter has served as the pastor at Living Faith since September 2017, having moved to Phoenix from Birmingham, Alabama. He is married to Kristie and they have 3 children: Cohen, Hannah, and Ezra.

Fr. Ernest Victor

Church planting PAstor

Ernest has been a part of Living Faith since 2015. He and his wife Lalitha moved to Arizona in 2013 in order to minister to students at ASU where is his planting a church called Anglican Campus Fellowship (ACF).

 
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Fr. Carl Smith

Assisting Priest

Carl is serving Living Faith in various pastoral capacities. He is both a pastor and professor, with a Ph.D in Church History. He and his wife Debby are temporary residents of Phoenix.

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 Dcn. Mathew Allen

Deacon/Discipleship Ministry Director

Mat has been a part of Living Faith since 2015, serving as a deacon and the discipleship ministry director. He is married to Tina and they have several children.

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Fr. Bob Fabey

Priest in Residence

Bob’s connection to Living Faith has spanned a decade. He currently is on staff with Music Serving the Word ministries, and also spends time speaking and writing. He is married to Amy, and they have two kids.


Staff

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Stephanie Armenta

Church Secretary

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Shaun Deegan

Worship Minister

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Joanne Benschoter

Facilities Manager


Ministry Directors

Ministry Directors oversee and cultivate specific ministries within the church alongside the Rector.

Cindy Frost

Children's Ministry Director


Tina Larsen

Rwanda/Taba Director


 Barb Fabey

Pastoral Care Director

Tina Allen

Youth Ministry Director

 Jeff Bisgrove

Evangelism Director


 Earl Blades

Facilities Director

Pat Darrah

Fellowship Director


Donna Watt

Memorial Garden Director


Sonja Nowack

Global Director


Vestry

The Vestry is a core part of our lay leadership, overseeing the physical and financial health of our congregation
as well as assisting the Rector with the spiritual health.

Class of 2019

Jai Choi
Joey Giammalva

Class of 2020

Earl Blades
Sherry Charis
Cindy Frost
Forster Okoli

Class of 2021

Pat Darrah
Sonja Nowack

Left to right, front to back: Sherry Charis, Pat Darrah, Sonja Nowack, Jai Choi, Joey Giammalva, Earl Blades, Cindy Frost, Forster Okoli

Left to right, front to back: Sherry Charis, Pat Darrah, Sonja Nowack, Jai Choi, Joey Giammalva, Earl Blades, Cindy Frost, Forster Okoli