Rev. Ann Burfeind serves the Vancouver congregation and its affiliates in Seattle and Duncan, BC. She is the director of the Midwest children’s summer camp and coordinator for Midwest youth events and conferences. Ann was ordained in 2012.
Rev. Emma Heirman serves the congregation in Washington DC and Baltimore, as well as their affiliates in North Carolina, and Atlanta. She serves along with Matthias Giles. She was ordained in 2016.
Rev. Matthias Giles serves the congregation in Washington DC and Baltimore, as well as their affiliates in North Carolina, and Atlanta. He serves along with Emma Heirman. He was ordained in 2017.
Rev. Lisa Hildreth serves the congregation in Boston. She also serves its affiliates in New Hampshire and Maine. Lisa was ordained in 2015.
Rev. Cynthia Hindes is a retired priest assisting the Devon congregation and other communities on the east coast. She was ordained in 1997.
Rev. Jim Hindes is a retired priest assisting the Denver congregation, along with Matthias Giles and Emma Heirman. He also serves its New Mexico affiliates. Jim was ordained in 1975.
Rev. Carol Kelly serves the congregation in Hillsdale, NY and its affiliates in Massachusets, Vermont, and Camphill Village Copake. She is the director of the East Coast children’s summer camp. Carol was ordained in 2001.
Rev. Nora Minassian serves the congregation in Devon. She was ordained in 2009.
Rev. Rafal Nowak serves the Los Angeles congregation. He also regularly visits the affiliate in San Diego and is co-director of the West Coast children’s camp, Camp Tamarack. Rafal was ordained in 2015.
Rev. Julia Polter works full-time as a chaplain at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She also assists the Boston area congregation as an associated priest. She is a part of the seminary-envisioning group along with Jonah Evans and Patrick Kennedy. Julia was ordained in 1999.
Rev. Peter Skaller is a retired priest, still assisting in the Taconic-Berkshire congregation. He was ordained in 1987.
Rev. Oliver Steinrueck is the outgoing North American co-coordinator, a role known in Germany as the Lenker. He has moved to Berlin to join the international leadership circle. Oliver was ordained in 1992.
Rev. Craig Wiggins became the new North American co-ordinator, a role known in Germany as “Lenker,” ; he stepped into that role in the summer of 2019. He serves the Chicago congregation and its affiliates in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Craig was ordained in 1992.
Rev. Paul Newton serves the Spring Valley congregation. Paul was ordained in 2012.
Rev. Gisela Wielki is retired and living in New York City. Gisela was ordained in 1970.
Rev. Franziska Hesse is a retired priest, assisting in the Hillsdale, NY congregation. She was ordained in 2000.
Rev. Michael Latham serves the San Francisco congregation. He was ordained in 2020.
Rev. Inken Contreras Koelmel is retired and living in Toronto. Inken was ordained in 2002.
Rev. Werner Grimm is retired and living in Vancouver. He was ordained in 1955.
Rev. Hartmut Junge is retired in Pasa Robles, CA. He was ordained in 1973.
Rev. John Pajunk is retired in Phoenix, AZ. He was ordained in 1986.