23rd Annual Diocesan Convention
 

NOMINATIONS

for elective positions of service to the diocese

 
 
Page 2
 
  ALTERNATE DEPUTY to General Convention 2006 – Clerical Member (elect 4)  
   


The Rev. Jay Atwood is Rector of St. Francis of Assisi, Willow Park, and has represented the diocese at General Convention as both a Clerical Deputy (2000 and 2003) and Alternate (1994 and 1997). Fr. Atwood was the Dean of the Western Deanery from 1995 to 2002. He has served on the Worship Commission and Evangelism Commission, and he serves on the Standing Committee on the Structure of the Church of the General Convention. He also serves as Chaplain to the Texas Motor Speedway and the Aledo Volunteer Fire Department.

 
   
The Very Rev. Andrew Bradley
is Rector of Good Shepherd, Brownwood, and a member of the diocesan Executive Council. He has served on the Camp Crucis Board of Managers and as a Conference Director. His community service includes membership on the board of the Brownwood Chapter of the American Red Cross and the NOAH Project for Battered Spouses. He has served as Vice President of the Kiwanis of Brownwood and Vice President of the Brownwood Community Concerts.
 
   
The Rev. Stephen Jones
is Rector of Holy Comforter, Cleburne. Currently he is President of the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the Catholic Clerical Union and a member of the Youth Ministry Advisory Committee. He has previously served on Executive Council.
 
   


The Rev. Edward Kresowaty has been the Rector at Good Shepherd, Granbury since August 2000. He came to the diocese from the Diocese of San Diego, where he served as Chair of the Liturgical Committee, MC for the Diocese, Treasurer for Clericus, member of the Committee on Admission of Missions, and as the diocesan representative for Worship and Liturgy. In this diocese he has served on the Committee for Constitution and Canons, the Resolutions Committee, Clergy Compensation Committee, and (currently) on the Executive Council.

 
   
The Very Rev. Christopher Stainbrook
is Vicar of St. Timothy’s Church, Fort Worth, and has served on the Standing Committee and as vice-chair of the Camp Crucis Board of Managers. Fr. Stainbrook is currently Dean of the Fort Worth East Deanery, chairs the Finance Committee, and serves as the Historiographer of the diocese.
 
   
The Very Rev. Scott Wilson
is Rector of All Saints’, Weatherford, and Dean of the Western Deanery. Previously he served in the Diocese of Dallas, then was called as Youth Missioner to the Diocese of Pittsburgh (PA). During his years in Pittsburgh, Fr. Wilson took youth on mission trips as far away as Johannesburg, South Africa. Much of his diocesan work in Fort Worth has been in the area of evangelism. He has developed TELET– The Episcopal Lay Evangelism Training for Episcopal parishes.
 
   


The Very Rev. Scott Wooten
is Rector of Good Shepherd, Wichita Falls, and chaplain of The Episcopal School. Fr. Wooten currently serves on the Commission on Ministry for the Priesthood, the Board of Managers of Camp Crucis, the Youth Ministry Advisory Committee, and is the Dean of the Northern Deanery. He is a member of the Society of the Holy Cross and the Catholic Clerical Union and serves on the board of the Northwest Texas Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

 
   
The Rev. Canon Robert Young
has been Rector of St. Andrew’s, Grand Prairie, for the past 11 years. Canon Young is a Captain in the United States Navy Reserve and served on the Board of the Anglican School of Theology. He is the former chairman of the diocesan Nominations Committee and is quite popular with his Church History presentations among the Episcopal Church Women and the diocesan Altar Guild.
 
  ALTERNATE DEPUTY to General Convention 2006 – Lay Member (elect 4)  
   


Gene Dugan is a member of All Saints’, Fort Worth, where he is a Lay Eucharistic Minister and Worship Minister. During his served several terms on the vestry, he has served as Senior Warden, Junior Warden, and Treasurer. The parish has elected him to be a delegate to Diocesan Convention for several years. A retired engineering manager for Lockheed Martin, he has served on the diocesan Commission on Ministry and Finance Committee. He was an Alternatre Deputy to General Convention in 2000 and 2003.

 
   
Gerald Gregory
is a member of St. John’s, Fort Worth, where he has served as Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Sunday School teacher, chalice bearer, lay reader, EYC sponsor, and delegate to Diocesan Convention. At the diocesan level, Mr. Gregory has served on Executive Council, the Commission on Ministry for the Laity, and as Lay Director for Cursillo and on the Board of the Episcopal Renewal Center. He currently serves on the Board of St. John’s Foundation.
 
   
Toby Matocha
is a member of St. Peter & St. Paul, Arlington, where she currently serves as Senior Warden and Newcomer Committee President. She has also served as Junior Warden and delegate to Diocesan Convention; she participates in Vacation Bible School. Toby has been married for 12 years and is the mother of three children. Her civic activities include PTA and Project Safe Place.
 
   


Jo Ann Patton is a member of St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth, and served as an Alternate Deputy to the 2000 General Convention. She is a member of the diocesan Standing Committee, is a Trustee of the diocese, and has served on the Commission on Ministry for the Priesthood since 1991. From 1995-98 she was President of the diocesan Episcopal Church Women. She was a delegate to the ECW Triennial meetings of 1988, 1994, and 1997.

 
   


Kay Stromberg is a member of St. Stephen’s, Hurst, and served as an Alternate Deputy to the 2000 and 2003 General Conventions. On the diocesan level, she serves as a member of the Standing Committee, the Commission on Ministry for the Laity, and the World Mission Committee. She is a former Senior Warden at St. Stephen’s where she now serves as a Lay Eucharistic Minister, acolyte, co-chair of the Episcopal Church Women, and as a facilitator for the Little Rock Scripture Study.

 
   
Ron Turner
is a member of St. Vincent’s Cathedral Church, Bedford, where he is a choir member, Lay Eucharistic Minister, Verger, parish webmaster, delegate to Diocesan Convention, and member of the Communications Committee and vestry. Previously he has chaired numerous parish committees and served as both Junior Warden and Senior Warden. He was a parish coordinator for the 2004 Diocesan Convention. He is a member of the International Order of St. Vincent and the Vergers' Guild of the Episcopal Church. He and his wife of 35 years, Jan, have two children and two grandchildren.
 
    Mack Wood is a member of St. Anne's, Fort Worth, where he serves as Lay Eucharistic Minister, Lay Reader, Acolyte Master, and choir member. He has served as Junior Warden and Senior Warden. He first served in a diocesan office in 1965, when he was elected to the Youth Commission at age 13. As an adult he has served as a delegate to Diocesan Convention and Alternate Deputy to General Convention in 1991, 1994, and 1997. Currently he serves on the Executive Council and Finance Committee.  
   


Liz Young is a member of St. Andrew’s, Grand Prairie where she has served on the Audit Committee, as a Youth Group Leader, Church School Teacher, and Choir Member. On a Diocesan level Liz has served as a member of the Standing Committee and as Alternate Deputy to General Convention in SW Florida. In the Fort Worth Diocese she has served on Executive Council, Communications Committee, and as Sexual Abuse Prevention Trainer. Her Civic activities include serving on the Board of Brighter Tomorrows Women’s Shelter, as a member of Toastmaster CTM, and she has received the National Quality Achievement Award.

 
     
 
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