The Reverend John E. Barclay
First Presbyterian Church
Glens Falls, New York
Reverend John E. Barclay retired on March 1, 2018 after serving First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls, New York for thirty-eight years. Reverend Barclay is a graduate of the University of Michigan (BA in History) and Princeton Theological Seminary (M. Div.). Barclay is married to Andrea Winter-Barclay and has three children and two grandsons. During his free time, Reverend Barclay enjoys playing golf, reading historical fiction, and listening to classical music.
The Reverend Andrew C. Mead
Saint Thomas Church
New York, New York
Reverend Andrew Mead has been retired since 2014 after 41 years of full time parish ministry in Walingford, CT, Boston, MA, Rosement, PA and New York, NY. Reverend Mead attended DePauw University (B.A.), Yale Divinity School (M. Div.), and Oxford University (M. Litt.). Honors include D.D. Nashotah House Theological Seminary and Rector Emeritus at Saint Thomas Church in New York City. Reverend Mead is married to Nancy Hoxsie Mead and they have two children and four grandchildren. During his free time, Reverend Mead enjoys feeding birds.
The Reverend Dr. D. Stuart Dunnan
Saint James School
The Reverend Dr. D. Stuart Dunnan has served as the Headmaster of Saint James School in Hagerstown, Maryland since 1992. Reverend Dunnan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from Harvard University and master’s and doctoral degrees in theology from Oxford University in England. His honors include Chaplain, Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, member of the Headmasters Association, and trustee of Drew University. Reverend Dunnan has twelve nieces and nephews. During his free time, Reverend Dunnan likes to garden, golf, and spend time with his Cairn Terrier Charlie.
The Reverend Dr. Nancy S. Taylor
Old South Church
The Reverend Doctor Nancy S. Taylor has served at the Old South Church in Boston, Massachusetts since 2005. Reverend Taylor is a graduate of Macalester College (B.A), Yale Divinity School (M. Div.), and Chicago Theological Seminary (D. Min.). Her honors include the Light to the City Award (2019), National Center for Race Amity Medal of Honor (2018), and the Rabbi Murray I. Rothman Award for Outstanding Inter-religious Leadership (2011).
July 21 - Communion
Bishop W. Nicholas Knisley
Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island
Providence, Rhode Island
Bishop Knisley has served as the Bishop of Rhode Island since 2012. Bishop Knisley is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall (B.A.), University of Delaware (M.S.), Yale University (M. Div), and Berkley Divinity School (Dipl. Ang. Studies). Honors include the Lansing Hicks Prize and a Doctorate of Divinity from Berkeley Divinity School. Bishop Knisley has been married to his wife, Karen, for 37 years and has a daughter, Kenney, a current graduate student at the University of Florida. Bishop Knisley is an outdoor enthusiast, pilgrimage leader, and author of three books in the field of Science and Faith.
The Reverend Dr. Mark Crumpler
Grace Church Bethlehem
Dr. Mark H. Crumpler has served as Teaching Pastor at Grace Church Bethlehem since June 2016. Dr. Crumpler attended Mercer University (B.A.) and Southwester Seminary (M. Div. and Ph.D). Dr. Crumpler’s wife, Marine, is Senior Pastor and head of staff at Grace Church. Their two children, John and Anna, are students at Wake Forest University. Dr. Crumpler enjoys traveling, reading, and watching movies.
The Reverend John A. Zahl
Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church
Bedford, New York
Reverend John A. Zahl has been Rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church since August 2018. He attended Kenyon College (B.A.) and Oxford University (M. Div.). Honors include serving as Canon Missioner at Grace Church Cathedral in Charlestown, South Carolina (2012-2018). He is the author of “Grace in Addiction: The Good News of Alcoholics Anonymous for Everyone” and “Sermons of Grace.” Reverned Zahl and his wife Deirde live in Bedford with their seven-year-old daughter, Daphne, and poodle, Birthday. Reverend Zahl is a fan of the English Reformation, an enormous film buff, and occasionally moonlights as a DJ.
The Reverend Dr. Donald R. Frampton
Senior Pastor, Retired
St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church
New Orleans, Louisiana
Dr. Donald Frampton retired on February 17, 2019 after 24 years of service. Dr. Frampton attended the University of South Carolina (B.A.) and Columbia Theological Seminary (D. Min.). Honors include Moderator of the Presbytery of South Louisiana and Member of the Ethics Review Board (City of New Orleans). Dr. Frampton has been married to his wife, Colleen, for 38 years and has three children and two grandchildren. During his free time, Dr. Frampton enjoys golfing, fishing, and having cocktails with friends at sunset.
August 18 - Communion
The Reverend Hillary R. Bercovici, Ph.D.
Reverend Bercovici and his family have been coming to Watch Hill since his grandparents first rented a summer cottage here nearly a century ago. An Episcopal priest retired from congregational ministry, Reverend Bercovici maintains a part-time practice of pastoral psychotherapy in Greenwich. Reverend Bercovici attended Trinity College (B.A.), Trinity, Pittsburgh (M. Div.), and Union Institute (Ph.D.) Hillary and his wife, Cilla, have two grown girls and a wonderful yellow lab named Lacie. In his free time, he enjoys fresh and saltwater fly fishing, hitting golf balls on the practice range, and cruising with Cilla in their 1965 Pearson Vanguard sailboat
The Reverend Ann M. Aaberg
Mystic Congregational Church
Reverend Ann M. Aaberg retired on April 15, 2018 after serving for ten years as pastor at Mystic Congregational Church. Reverend Aaberg attended Babson College (B.A.), Boston University School of Public Health (Master of Public Health), and Andover Newton Theological School (M. Div.). Reverend Aaberg is married to her husband, Doug, and has four children and three grandchildren. During her free time, Reverend Aaberg likes to garden, read, write, and spend time with her granddaughters.
The Reverend Andrew J. Archie
The Church of St. Michael and St. George
The Reverend Andrew J. Archie is in the midst of serving his sixteenth year as the Rector of The Church of St. Michael and St. George Episcopal Church. Prior to moving to Missouri, he served for twelve years as rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Purcellville, Virginia. He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Episcopal Seminary. He has also served on the faculty of Leadership In Ministry since 1999.
The Reverend Richard C. Allen, M. Div.
The Congregational Church in South Glastonbury
South Glastonbury, Connecticut
Reverend Richard C. Allen has served as Senior Minister of The Congregational Church in South Glastonbury, Connecticut since 1988. He graduated from Trinity University (B.A.) and Andover Newton Theological School (M. Div.). Honors include receiving the Community Service Award from Columbia Lodge in 2018 and the YMCA Outstanding Service Award in 2017. Reverend Allen is married to his wife, Andrea, and has four children and eight grandchildren. Reverend Allen is an avid tennis player, a frequent visitor to Malawi, Central Africa, and a collector of Kalulu stories.