Leadership

Our Pastor

The Reverend Steven Lanclos

Steven was recently commissioned into the U.S. Navy Reserve as a Lieutenant (junior grade). He serves as the vicar of Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd and as a part-time chaplain in the Navy Reserve.  He is a graduate of Beeson Divinity School where he earned his M.Div. His passion is to help people become fully devoted followers of Christ through the means of daily prayer, the sacraments, and a robust biblical theology. Steven and his wife, Sarah, with their son, James, live in Pelham, AL.

 

 


Our Deacon

The Reverend Deacon Woody Norman

Deacon Woody was ordained to the diaconate in 1993 in the Episcopal Church. He holds degrees from The School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South (S.T.M.) and Lindenwood University (M.B.A.). He has served three churches in three diocese, most recently serving in the Anglican Diocese of the South (ACNA). Woody is also a published biographer having recently written on William Jelks Cabaniss, Jr. (Archdeacon Books, 2014) and James Solomon Russell (McFarland, Inc. Publishers, 2012). He and his wife Patricia have three children and six grandchildren.

 

 


Our Bishop

The Right Reverend Derek LS Jones

Bishop Jones serves as the Bishop of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy  for the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). In this role, Bishop Jones oversees the whole of endorsed chaplains serving in the ACNA. Bishop Jones is member of the House of Bishops of the ACNA and the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion with the Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA). Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd is under the oversight of Bishop Jones. Bishop Jones and his wife, Connie, make their home in Montevallo, Alabama.

 

 

 


Other Ordained and Lay Commissioned Chaplains:
The Reverend Barry Bruce – Chaplain, St Vincent’s Health Systems
The Reverend Canon Julie Crunk – Canon for Missions and Outreach (SJAFC)
Chaplain Bart Kingsley, OSMT – Chaplain, Comfort Care Hospice of Alabama
Chaplain (Dr.) Penny Njoroge, OSMT – Chaplain, St Vincent’s Health Systems