Signing Episcopal Clergy and Lay Ministers

This is an informal list of self-identified signers.

Clergy and Lay Ministers, if you would like to add your name to this list, please contact the webpage manager.

State City Name
Alabama Birmingham The Rev. Marianne Stuart

The Rev. Marianne Stuart, Rector
Birmingham, Alabama
TTY: 205-967-1437
Phone: 205-967-1430
Fax: 205-967-1430
Cell (24/7): 205-914-9908

California Escondido Cass Martensen

Cass Martensen

Trinity Episcopal Church
Escondido, CA

Eucharistic Minister, Eucharistic Visitor and Worship Leader




California Los Angeles The Rev. Christine Verrone

The Rev. Christine Verrone
St. Francis Chapel Parish
3621 Brunswick Ave
Los Angeles, CA

California Newark Rev. Deacon Bill Mosier

Rev. Deacon Bill Mosier

Retired, but is available if you need him in Newark, CA and S.F Bay area.

Currently, Bill is teaching some classes at St. James in Newark for hearing parishioners.  He would love to be in contact with Deaf Episcopalians again.

text – 503 267 3230
VP – 510 565 7399


Connecticut West Hartford Antonette V Crosta

Antonette V Crosta
West Hartford, Ct

Lay Leader
St. Paul Mission for the Deaf



Connecticut West Hartford Melissa Render

Melissa Render
West Hartford

Lay Leader
Vp 860 899 1581

Georgia Norcross Diane Clark Lynch

Licensed Eucharistic Visitor
Certified Interpreter

Christ Episcopal Church, Norcross GA


Maryland Chevy Chase Ed Knight


Ed Knight
Lay Eucharistic Minister

St. Barnabas
Chevy Chase, Maryland



Maryland Chevy Chase Virginia Lindsay

Virginia F. Lindsay
Chevy Chase, MD

Eucharistic Minister
St Barnabas

Maryland Crownsville The Rev. Steven Hagerman

The Rev. Steven Hagerman
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Near Annapolis. Available for services and pastoral needs for Deaf people and their families.

Maryland Frederick The Rev. Jay Croft

The Rev. Jay Croft Retired. Frederick, Maryland

Michigan Muskegon The Rev. Elsa Pressentin

The Rev. Elsa Pressentin Muskegon, MI 49441 Retired. 989-798-2291

Mississippi Starkville The Rev. Laurence Wainwright-Maks

Rev. Laurence Wainwright-Maks
(transitional deacon) Priest

Starkville, Mississippi

Available for Worship, pastoral care, and consultant.


New York New York Gene Bourquin - Postulant

Gene Bourquin

New York, New York

Postulant for Holy Orders to the Episcopal Diaconate

Licensed Eucharist Visitor
Licensed Eucharist Minister


New York New York The Rev. Wm. Erich Krengel

Currently working as “Supply Priest” for St. Ann’s Church for the Deaf, NYC

New York Rochester The Rev. Suzanne Johnston

The Rev. Suzanne Johnston
Church of the Ephiphany
3285 Buffalo Road
Rochester NY 14624

New York Syracuse The Rev. Barbara A. Allen

The Rev. Barbara A. Allen Retired and serving as needed in CNY

North Carolina Raleigh The Rev. Dr. Cathy L Deats

The Rev. Dr. Cathy L Deats
HH Episcopal priest and certified sign language interpreter.
Raleigh, NC

Ohio Dayton The Rev. Dr. John Paddock

The Rev. Dr. John Paddock, Rector
Christ Episcopal Church
Dayton, Ohio



Washington Kent Lee Holland

Lee Holland

  • Worship Leader
  • Eucharist Minister
  • Eucharist Visitor

Text and Voicemail – 253-217-9660
VP – 206-673-3353