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

[email protected]
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

[email protected]




California Los Angeles The Rev. Christine Verrone

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

[email protected]

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
[email protected]


Georgia Norcross Diane Clark Lynch

Licensed Eucharistic Visitor
Certified Interpreter

Christ Episcopal Church, Norcross GA

[email protected]

Maryland Gaithersburg Ed Knight


Ed Knight
Lay Eucharistic Minister

St. Barnabas
Gaithersburg, MD 20877, Maryland

[email protected]



Maryland Gaithersburg The Rev. Elizabeth Bagioni

Priest-in-Charge, St. Barnasbas Deaf Church
C/O Church of the Ascension
205 S. Summit Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

202-681-4349 (voice and text)
202-849-5768 (VP)
[email protected]

Maryland Gaithersburg Virginia Lindsay

Virginia F. Lindsay
Gaithersburg, MD

Eucharistic Minister
St Barnabas

[email protected]

Maryland Crownsville The Rev. Steven Hagerman

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

[email protected]

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 [email protected]

Michigan Muskegon The Rev. Elsa Pressentin

The Rev. Elsa Pressentin Muskegon, MI 49441 Retired. [email protected] 989-798-2291

New York Rochester The Rev. Laurence Wainwright-Maks

Rev. Laurence Wainwright-Maks
Chaplin at NTID
Rochester, NY

[email protected]

New York New York The Rev. Dr. Gene Bourquin, Deacon

The Rev. Dr. Gene Bourquin, Deacon
The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

Pastoral Missioner to the Deaf, Diocese of New York

Contact: [email protected]

New York New York The Rev María Isabel Santiviago

Holyrood Church/Iglesia Santa Cruz

Contact: [email protected]

New York Rochester The Rev. Suzanne Johnston

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

[email protected]

New York Syracuse The Rev. Barbara A. Allen

The Rev. Barbara A. Allen [email protected] 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

[email protected]

Ohio Dayton The Rev. Dr. John Paddock

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

[email protected]


Washington Kent Lee Holland

Lee Holland

  • Worship Leader
  • Eucharist Minister
  • Eucharist Visitor

Text and Voicemail – 253-217-9660
VP – 206-673-3353
[email protected]