Parish Worker and Liturgical Leader – Paul Smith
Originally trained in chemistry and physics at Harvard and Caltech, Paul left academia to pursue a call to ministry. He joined InnerChange (a Christian order among the poor), moved into a marginalized immigrant neighborhood in Los Angeles, and came alongside local leaders to help them transform their community. After many years in Los Angeles, Paul relocated to New Haven, where he works on InnerChange’s Staff Formation Team, tutors math and science, and serves as parish worker and liturgical leader at St. John’s.
Jonathan Cranston grew up in as a missionary kid in the Philippines. He is currently studying for his certification to teach ESL at Southern Connecticut State University. He is married to Marie Hause, an M.Div. candidate at Yale Divinity School
Sexton – Angel Acevedo
Angel Acevedo recently joined the staff of St. John’s as sexton in June of 2018. He has previously served several Episcopal churches in the area as Sexton. Welcome, Angel!