Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F
Summer hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M-Th., 8:30 a.m. to noon F
The Rt. Rev James E. Waggoner, Jr.
Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane
James E. (Jim) Waggoner, Jr. was consecrated eighth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane in October, 2000. Prior to his election as bishop, Bishop Waggoner served 21 years in the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, 12 in parish ministry and nine on the Bishop’s staff as Canon to the Ordinary, Congregational and Community Consultant, and Deployment Officer.
In his Episcopal ministry, Jim emphasizes effective leadership grounded in ongoing Christian formation as being essential to empowering all members for the mission to which God has called us: proclamation of the Gospel by word and example. In his teachings, he emphasizes the baptismal imperative to respect the dignity of every human being and the call to live this out in our words and our work.
Contact Bishop Waggoner at email@example.com.
The Rev. Canon Paul J. Lebens-Englund
Canon to the Ordinary
Focus: Assistant to the Bishop, Diocesan Chief-of-Staff, Clergy Deployment, Diocesan Background Checks, and Primary Staff Coordinator with Diocesan Leadership Bodies.
Mission: To strengthen diocesan leadership at all levels and to continually improve culture and climate in the Diocese to better promote the growth and development of prayerful, thoughtful, and active disciples.
Contact Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Focus: Coordinates and performs office administration duties, maintains Bishop’s appointments, schedule and travel itinerary, and supervises office volunteers.
Mission: To enable and assist the work of the Bishop, Bishop’s staff, and Diocesan leadership by providing strategic and tactical office and administrative support.
Contact Paige at email@example.com.
Focus: Assists in the coordination of and performance of office administration duties, maintains online registrations for Youth Events and Diocesan Events.
Mission: To enable and assist the work of the Diocese by providing strategic and tactical office and administrative support.
Contact Mallory at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Cross Director
Focus: Directs and oversees operations of Camp Cross, Camp Cross programming, Camp staff hiring and training, and on-site direction at Camp.
Mission: To nurture and develop discipleship, leadership skills, prayer, and an attitude of service in the young and old alike through Camp Cross sessions and programs.
Contact Colin at email@example.com.
Visit Camp Cross at www.CampCross.org.
Focus: Public relations officer, communications coach, media production, photography and video, and telecommunications facilitator.
Mission: To educate and inform the public and churches of the Diocese about the vision and work of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, its congregations and its ministry partners through media, and social networking; to teach communication techniques to congregational leadership; and to facilitate productive communication within the Diocese.
Contact Sam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Focus: Assures proper accounting of Diocesan funds, acts as liaison to Administration and Finance Committee of Council.
Mission: To manage the financial standing and assets of the Diocese of Spokane to enable it to carry out effective ministry, and provide guidance to Diocesan leadership bodies to promote stewardship.
Contact Laurie at email@example.com.
The Rev. Canon Kristi Philip
Canon for Special Projects
Focus: Develop and implement best practice for Title IV and Diocesan Sexual Ethics Policy; organize Clergy and Congregation Files; update Diocesan Staff Employment Manual.
Mission: To ensure that Diocesan policy and procedure are effectively and efficiently implemented.
Contact Kristi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archivist and Registrar
Focus: Gathers and organizes any and all information about the Diocese and the people who work for it, including minutes of programs and committees, news articles and brochures. Keeps a record of all who apply to become postulants and/or candidates for ordination, as well as information about their ordination. Records the dates of transfers in and out of the diocese and maintains the list of those who are canonically resident. Also maintains the list of those who serve as officers of the diocese and who are in charge of committees.
Mission: To ensure Diocesan continuity between past, present, and future.
Contact Gloria at email@example.com.