Clergy, Staff, & Leadership

Fr. Greg Peters Fr. Greg Peters

 Fr. Greg Peters is the Rector of Anglican Church of the Epiphany. Called by God to bi-vocational ministry as both a priest and a university professor he earned an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary, an M.A. in Theology from St. John’s School of Theology in Collegeville, MN and a Ph.D. in Theology from the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto. He has been a professor of Medieval and Spiritual Theology in the Torrey Honors Institute of Biola University since 2005. He is also a visiting professor at St. John’s School of Theology, where he teaches monastic studies, and Nashotah House, an Anglican seminary in Wisconsin. He loves to travel to Europe, read and spend time with his two sons, Brendan and Nathanael. He has been married to Christina since 1994.

Fr. Greg looks to the writings George Herbert and Gregory the Great as a model for his priestly ministry. He was ordained a priest in 2009 and spent over three years as an Associate Priest at All Saints’ Anglican Church, Long Beach before planting Church of the Epiphany. He is the author of several books, including: Reforming the Monastery and The Story of Monasticism.

Fr. Greg is always excited to talk about the Christian faith, Anglicanism and Church of the Epiphany. He can be reached by email at fr.greg@acelamirada.org.

Fr. Richard AveryFr. Richard Avery

Fr. Richard Avery is Priest Emeritus of Anglican Church of the Epiphany. He and his wife Marge have been married since June 1953. They are the parents of two grown sons, who have families of their own. He is currently retired and living in Texas.

 

 

 

staff photos005Elena Salvatore

Elena Salvatore is the Parish Administrator for Anglican Church of the Epiphany. Raised and trained in the Anglican tradition in Greenville, CA, she attended Hillsdale College in Michigan, graduating with a degree in Fine Art. As the Parish Administrator, Elena keeps the office, volunteers, and events organized and sees to all administrative needs of the parish.
When she isn’t working, Elena enjoys creating and researching nearly all forms of art. She can be reached at elena@acelamirada.org.

 

Sarah BoernerSarah Boerner

Sarah is the current pianist at Anglican Church of the Epiphany. She graduated from Biola University from the Nursing program and is a perpetual member of the Torrey Honors Institute. Sarah enjoys reading, hiking, cooking, eating, and talking about why Jesus matters.

Sarah can be reached at sarah.s.boerner@biola.edu.