The Rev. Brian Garrison, Rector
Fr. Brian married his lovely bride Susan in 1997. They have four children and have lived in DeLand since 2005. Fr. Brian is a graduate of the University of Florida and received his Masters in Divinity from Nashotah House Episcopal Seminary in Wisconsin. Before being ordained in 2005, Fr. Brian served the church in full time youth ministry. Since that time, he has served as Vicar of The Church of the Holy Presence and was then called as Rector of St. Barnabas in March of 2012.
The Rev. G. Comforted Keen, Assistant
Fr. Comforted and his wife, Miss Judy, were married in 1968, have 2 grown children, and 4 grandchildren. He served his country in the U. S. Army for 3 years before moving to Florida where he graduated from the University of Central Florida and received his Masters of Divinity at Seabury-Western Episcopal Seminary in Evanston, IL. In June, 2013, he retired from full-time ministry with 39 years of lay and ordained ministry in the Episcopal Church. In September 2013, he became the Retired Assistant at St. Barnabas. In addition to his ministry in the Episcopal Church, Fr. Comforted has been the National Chaplain for Alpha Tau Omega college fraternity since 1998.
The Rev. Nancy Wade Kline, Deacon
Nancy was ordained to the vocational diaconate in 2004 by the Rt. Rev. John W. Howe at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke in Orlando. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Central Florida, and received her diaconal training through the Institute for Christian Studies. Nancy and her husband Sims have two adult daughters.
The Rev. Catherine Jeanne Stater, Deacon
Cathy has been a member of St. Barnabas for over 10 years. She was ordained a deacon in December 2010 by Bishop John W. Howe and installed as a deacon at St. Barnabas on January 9, 2011 by Archdeacon Kristi Alday. She is married to Dennis Weir, the Director of the St. Barnabas Faith at Work ministry.