Clergy Listing

The Rev. Joel Chan
Pronouns:
He, Him, His
Title
Deacon
Church
All Saints Parish
Location
Ventura, CA
Bio
I grew up in the Los Angeles area, left for undergraduate studies, and returned for medical school and post-graduate training. I am currently working toward a Certification in Addiction Counseling. I was raised as a Disciples of Christ, but left the church for several decades before returning to God – finding a spiritual home and a calling amidst the parishioners of All Saints Parish. I was ordained as a deacon in 2018. My ministries are focused on assisting the homeless, as well as providing HIV/AIDS education and substance addiction counseling.
The Rev. Jeff Hall
Pronouns:
He, Him, His
Title
Associate Rector
Church
All Saints Parish
Location
Ventura and Long Beach, CA
Bio
Fr. Jeffrey Hall graduated from The Diocesan School of Theology, located in Seattle, Washington in 1993.

1992 – 1995 – On-call Trauma Chaplain for Harbor View Medical Center – Seattle, Washington

In 1997, completed studies with Anglican Institute of Affirmative Christian Studies to prepare for Ordination to Deacon April 19, 1997 with subsequent Ordination to the priesthood following on September 27, 1997.
The Rev. Jay Mueller
Pronouns:
He, Him, His, Dude, Bro
Title
Vicar - EACA
Church
Chapel of the Holy Spirit
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Bio
Born and raised within the Anglican tradition, Fr. Jay Mueller, originally from Liberal, Kansas is rector/vicar of Chapel of the Holy Spirit. Fr. Jay was ordained to the diaconate in 2007 at the First Parish Church in Brunswick, Maine by the Rt. Rev. Rusty Smith and the Rt. Rev. David Bellville. Two years later in August 2009 he was ordained to the priesthood at the Dominican Retreat House in Albuquerque, New Mexico by the Rt. Rev. Rusty Smith.  Fr. Jay has been active with the Chapel of the Holy Spirit faith community since its inception and was an original member of St. Stephen's Anglican Spirituality Center in Albuquerque planted by Rt. Rev. Rusty Smith in 1999. Fr. Jay's formation included coursework from the Anglican Institute of Affirmative Christian Studies.
The Rev. Edward Bledsoe
Pronouns:
He, Him and His
Title
Deacon
Church
All Saints Parish
Location
Camarillo, CA
Bio
I was born in the U.S. Naval Hospital, at the Naval Base Port Hueneme, Ventura County, State of California.  My education was achieved in California and Europe.  My most recent was at the University Sacramento, while serving as a Civil Servant.  During which I received several commendations and awards, including but not limited to a Presidential Citation for my work with U.S. Veterans and the people at large in the State of California.
The Rev. Diane Mead
Pronouns:
She, Hers
Title
Priest
Church
Chapel of the Holy Spirit
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Bio
I was born and raised in Montana. I eventually ended up in Chicago in 1969 and started working for the Sisters of the Good Shepherd at their boarding school for juvenile delinquent girls. I worked there for 4 years. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Jane Addams College of Social Work in Chicago. I lived in Chicago for 20 years. I moved to Albuquerque, NM in 1988 and have lived there since. I became licensed as an Independent Social Worker, with a specialty in Clinical Social Work. I am currently a psychotherapist in private practice since 1992. I joined the EACA Chapel of the Holy Spirit in 2014, coming from a Catholic background.
Dr. Paul McCright
Pronouns:
He, Him, His
Title
Canon to the Ordinary EACA House of Bishop's
Location
Dallas, TX
Bio
Our new Canon to the Ordinary is Dr. Paul McCright.  He was born in Texarkana, AR and raised in Hooks, TX.  He is an industrial engineer, holding a BS from Texas Tech, an MS from Arizona State, and a PhD from Stanford University.  His specialty area is engineering management and organization control.  He is single, having lost his life-partner Jim in 2011.  After retiring from 21 years as a faculty member at the University of South Florida and 5 years at Kansas State University, he now works as an Executive Vice President at a start-up technology company in Dallas, Texas.  He is eternally grateful for the love, support, and spiritual guidance he has received as a member of EACA since November, 2008.  Previous spiritual affiliations were with Baptist Churches and Metropolitan Community Churches, where he served on the board of directors at three different congregations.

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