Commission on Ministry

The purpose of the Commission on Ministry is to advise and assist the Bishop in the work of discernment, formation, and support for persons in the Holy Orders and Lay Professionals in the Diocese of Ohio.


Commission on Ministry Members

Term Expires 200th Convention (2016)

  • Mrs. Karen Bradley-Norton – St. Peter's, Lakewood
  • Mrs. Sally Goodall – St. Paul's, Akron
  • The Rev. Jan Smith Wood – Grace Church, Sandusky

Term Expires 201st Convention (2017)

  • The Rev. Vanessa Clark – St. James', Painesville
  • Mr. Joshua Handley – St. Alban's, Cleveland Heights
  • The Rev. Jennifer Leider – St. Michael's, Toledo

Term Expires 202nd Convention (2018)

  • The Rev. Kay Ashby – St. Matthew's, Ashland
  • Ms. Anne Coen – St. Mark's, Canton
  • The Rev. Aaron Gerlach – Old Trinity, Tiffin
  • The Rev. Evelyn Manzella (Chair) – St. James, Wooster
  • Ms. Cindy Smith – St. Mark's, Wadsworth

Term Expires 203rd Convention (2019)

  • The Rev. Albert Jennings – St. Timothy's, Macedonia
  • The Rev. Barbara Maxwell – St. Luke's, Cleveland
  • Mr. Fred Purdy – St. Peter's, Lakewood
  • Mr. Cyrus Regis – Epiphany, Euclid


  • The Rev. Percy Grant
  • Mrs. Betty Kondrich