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Br. Jeremy Froyen - Professed - Member of the Council

Jeremy is the Rector at St John the Evangelist in Flossmoor, IL in the Diocese of Chicago. His ministry is focused on pastoral care and congregational development.

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Br. Mark Jenkins - Professed

Mark attends St. John's, Warsaw, VA in the Diocese of Virginia. There he serves as LEM, and occasionally leads morning prayer & preaches. He´s a member of the vestry and also the vestry liaison for an archaeological dig at the site of the original church that was abandoned with the onset of the revolution. Brother Mark serves as Parish Administrator at St. Matthias' Parish, Midlothian, VA in the Diocese of Southern Virginia.

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Br. Joe Nuber - Professed - Member of the Council

Joe lives in Port Townsend, WA and attends St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Sequim, WA in the Diocese of Olympia. As a retired educator enjoys tutoring weekly at the local elementary school in Port Townsend. He serves every week at Soup’s On, a soup, salad, bread lunch program for anyone who comes which is held at St. Luke’s . He also serves in the sanctuary as a Eucharistic Minister and a Lector, and sometimes preacher. Br. Joe serves on the Liturgy Committee and the Vestry.

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Br. Robert Rhoads - Professed

Robert serves as a priest in St. Luke’s Parish in Sequim, WA in the Diocese of Olympia.

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Br. Alberto Candelario - Professed

Alberto lives in Miami Florida and worships at Saint Thomas Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Southeast Florida where along with Brother Carlos is in charge of the Spanish ministry and Sunday Service with Morning Prayer, helping with the music ministry. Br. Alberto is a Registered Nurse and works in the field with patients, ministering specifically to underserved communities.   He was a Hospice Nurse for six years and while working in Hospice he graduated from the Clinical Pastoral Education program and continues to minister as volunteer visiting Hospice Patients.  In the CFC Brother Alberto is in charge of the Formation program for the Novices.  

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Br. Donald Dubay - Novice

Donald is nearing the end of his 40 year career working for National and Regional Health Care cost containment companies. Don coordinates the food assistance and homeless outreach ministry at St Anna's Episcopal Church in Louisiana, Diocese of Louisiana.  Brother Don also makes weekly visits to the sick and home-bound to pray with them and bring them Holy Communion.

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Br. David Rutledge - Professed - Member of the Council

David is very active at St James Episcopal Church in Lancaster, PA in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania. He is a retired high school counselor and adjunct college instructor, volunteers at the parish Head Start and serves as a EM and Eucharistic Visitor. Br. David leads regular morning and evening prayer services in churches in Lancaster and organizes silent retreats. He has also helped organize Mission Trips teams to go to Puerto Rico to help those who continue to suffer from the effects of Hurricane Maria. 

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Br. Carlos Insignares - Professed

Br. Carlos is a High School Counselor at the Miami Dade County Public Schools. He earned an Mdiv from Yale Divinity School and a Doctorate in  Education from Barry University. He is a Licensed Preacher serving in the Latino/Hispanic community at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Diocese of Southeast Florida. He leads the non for profit, Minds On Learning, which helps students with dyslexia and ADHD. He has worked as a Missionary helping communities develop education programs in Haiti and Villavicencio, Colombia.

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Br. John Bean - Novice

Br. John lives in Portland, Oregon and is a member of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, in the Diocese of Oregon. His ministry includes working with those living on the streets of Portland through the Operation Nightwatch program. He also serves as a Eucharistic Minister, and is a member of the Altar Guild and Healing Prayer Teams at St. Johns. Br. John hopes his ministry will grow to include Hospice visitation.

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Br. Luis Enrique Hernandez Rivas - Professed

Luis lives in Yonkers, NY and attends St. Bartholomew’s Church in White Plains, NY in the Diocese of New York. At St. Bartholomew’s Church he is Pastoral Care coordinator and Latino developer for the new vibrant Latino community in this church. Br. Luis is also part of the team of facilitators of Academia Ecuménica de Liderazgo and other church wide initiatives. 

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Br. Stephen Penning - Novice

Steve lives in Port Ludlow, WA and attends St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Sequim, WA in the Diocese of Olympia. In St. Luke’s Br. Stephen serves as the coordinator of the “Soup’s On” Program, a lunch program that serves around 85 people every Wednesday. He also volunteers at the Port Townsend Community Center as a tax aide. There he mostly serves senior citizens from the area with their taxes.

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Sr. Judy Kenyon - Novice

Sister Judy Kenyon is a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Sequim, WA along with her husband, Jeff. She helps with the Soup's On program in Sequim on Wednesdays and especially enjoys meeting all of the 80 or so regular guests. Sr. Judy is also active in several ministries involving reaching out to women and children including creating toys for children in hospitals, sewing burial gowns for stillborn babies, blankets for Project Linus and collecting for women's shelters.

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Br. Bill Tarter - Professed - Guardian of the Community

Bill is a retired school principal and a priest serving as an associate at St John the Divine Anglican Church in Victoria, Diocese of British Columbia.

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Br. Kevin Crinks - Professed - Member of the Council

Kevin is celebrating his silver jubilee from ordination this year and from serves as the vicar at St. Mary’s Church in Leigh, Diocese of Manchester. Much of his ministry is based in the parish community and the town center, supporting twelve step groups, the un-sheltered and refugees, and engaging with everyone from managers of offices and shops to those who receive assistance through their food bank.

He particularly enjoys working with around 700 children from 4 - 11 in the local Church schools, leading worship, teaching and simply being a part of their lives. They don't seem to mind having their parish priest in a brown frock, and it is a pleasure to minister among such a diverse community of people.     

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Br. Vaughan - Professed

Vaughan attends St Martin’s in the Fields in London, Diocese of London. He works with a charity assisting migrant communities including asylum seekers, refugees and victims of slavery and domestic violence. Br. Vaughan is working with some Anglican sisters providing food and clothing to his un-sheltered brothers and sisters.

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Br. Alasdair Kay - Novice

Alasdair serves as Rector of Wyke Regis AllSaints and St Edmunds, Diocese of Salisbury. He has worked in areas of deprivation for over 23 years, specifically with the un-sheltered and  among those suffering from different kinds of addiction.