Canterbury is led by both professionals and laypersons who support its parish ministry and community.
Rector Time Certain
Dr. Driscoll brings to her ministry decades of psychotherapy practice -- she has a PhD in Counseling Psychology -- as well as service to the House of Bishops in the General Convention just past. Her service within the Diocese of North Carolina includes being a member of the Pastoral Response Team which provides "valuable … Read More
Frederick Frahm, American composer, organist, publisher, and parish musician was born in California, USA, in 1964. Frahm has directed church music programs across the US, contributed as a classical music critic to the Bellingham Herald in Bellingham, WA, and served as an adjunct faculty member of Concordia University in River … Read More
Since joining the vestry in January, my primary focus has been designing and constructing a new Church website which is an integral part of the search process for a new Rector. My experience as a visual artist has been a great asset for this project. This opportunity has given me the first big creative challenge I have had … Read More
Junior Warden-Vestry Member
As Finance committee chair, I work with and organize the Finance committee meetings and we discuss recommendations for Vestry on issues of budget and spending. We try to control spending by keeping to our budget.
As Communication committee Facebook person, I load videos from sermons, and post pictures. I also take photos … Read More
Canterbury is often referred to as a household. The running of the ancient household depended on the cooperation of many people. The parable of the talents in Matthew 25 describes a household where everyone bears responsibility and is encouraged to take initiative and finally enters into joy as the overall unit grows and … Read More
I am a lifelong Episcopalian, native of West Virginia, and a New Mexican for almost 25 years. I have been a member of St Thomas of Canterbury since moving to Albuquerque from Silver City in 2013. This is my second time on the Canterbury Vestry, and I also serve as the liaison to FaithWorks, a collaborative of local churches to … Read More
I believe that this is a good time for me to use my experience in non-profit finance and business to help Saint Thomas of Canterbury become more financially secure and strengthen our ability to serve the Albuquerque community for the foreseeable future.
Finance … Read More
I believe Canterbury to be a very special place, and felt called offer my skills in project management, breaking down complex concepts into understandable bites, and to stretch myself in new ways. In 2019 I was approached to facilitate the Stewardship Committee as a part of a diocesan-wide pilot program to create a stewardship … Read More
I am proud to say that I am a doctoral graduate student at the University of New Mexico, almost directly across the street, due east in fact, from St. Thomas of Canterbury in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UNM. I must say that being a full-time graduate student at UNM and being a member of the Vestry at … Read More
When I was asked to become a member of the vestry, I was hesitant, as I had never thought of being a part of the decision-making group at the Church. I initially chose Outreach to focus on because I was interested in efforts to pursue Prevention for Homelessness. That first year of my tenure the Church was so involved in … Read More
I have attended St. Thomas of Canterbury for four years. I love this community. It is a community of people that are loving, compassionate, and have a strong desire to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ in everything we do. Campus Ministry is also close to my heart. I think it is special and very important to connect with the … Read More
I have been a parishioner at St. Thomas since 1968 and treasurer since 2002. I am responsible for recording and depositing contributions promptly and accurately. I am also responsible for ensuring that all bills, payrolls and taxes are paid on time. As a member of the Finance Committee, I advise the vestry on financial matters … Read More
Clerk of the Vestry
I have been a parishioner of St. Thomas for over 20 years and have been the Clerk of the Vestry since 2014. I prepare, date, sign, and maintain documents related to the duties of the Office of Secretary of the corporation. My regular duties assigned by the Rector or the Vestry include taking notes during meetings of the … Read More