Bishop David Bena prepares to ordain Jeffrey Altman to the priesthood
at Westside Anglican Fellowship, Syracuse NY.
CANA's Vocations Committee is pleased to announce the ordinations of 11 clergy between Sunday October 26 and Sunday November 9:
On Sunday October 26, the Rt. Rev'd David Bena ordained the Rev'd Dr. Jeffrey Harrison Altman to the priesthood in Syracuse NY. Dr. Altman serves as a professor at Roberts Wesleyan University.
On All Saints Day at one o'clock at Truro Church in Fairfax VA, the Rt. Rev'ds Martyn Minns and David Bena will preside over the ordination of 3 vocational deacons, 4 transitional deacons, and 2 priests:
The 3 ordinands for the vocational diaconate are:
David Freeland Case, Truro Church, Fairfax VA
Julie Esther Cate Kelly, The Falls Church, Falls Church VA
George Conway Eddins II, The Falls Church, Falls Church VA
The 4 ordinands for the transitional diaconate are:
Gerald Keith Almond, South Riding Church, South Riding VA
Wayne J. Buchanan, Tremont Church, Tremont ME
James Agnew Swynford, The Falls Church, Falls Church VA
Wright Northrop Wall, The Falls Church, Falls Church VA
The 2 candidates for the presbyterate are:
The Rev'ds Douglas K. Mussey and Harry K. Zeiders. Mussey is the director of finance and development at the American Anglican Council, and he serves as a non-stipendiary associate at Good Shepherd Church in Harrisburg PA. Zeiders is the chief of staff of CANA and serves as a non-stipendiary associate at Apostles in Fairfax VA.
On Sunday November 9 at The Falls Church, the Rt. Rev'd David Bena will ordain the Rev'd John Elgin Kurcina to the priesthood. Kurcina is completing his Ph.D. and serves as a non-stipendiary associate at Christ the King in Alexandria VA. CANA website