Rev. Rik Rasmussenwas called as priest-in-charge in September 2020. He graduated from Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) in 2013 with a Certificate of Anglican Studies. He was part of the first hybrid program at CDSP – distance learning coupled with summer intensives. Rik was ordained a priest at St. Paul’s in 2015. In addition to serving at St. Paul’s he also serves at St. Matthew’s. Rik’s sermons can be found at riksermon.blogspot.com .
Rev. Karen Lawler, OEF was ordained to the priesthood in 2020 and is a member of the Order of Ecumenical Franciscans. She provides pastoral care to people with health issues, connects with the sacred through music, facilitates spiritual practices promoting gratitude, hope and resilience and accompanies those on the margins in the work of justice. Seminary education: Church Divinity School of the Pacific and Christ the King Seminary. She served in campus and parish ministry prior to working in healthcare for many years.
Rev. McKeever attended the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, graduating with an M.Div degree in 2009. She was ordained as a priest in 2010 and served at Trinity Cathedral before joining the staff at St. Paul’s in 2014. For thirty-one years, she taught English at Woodland High School. Anne is drawn to ministries that promote health, wellness, recovery, fellowship, and spiritual formation.
Reverend Anne became an Episcopalian while attending Marquette University. Her seminary education was at CDSP and Nashotah House. She was ordained in 2003 and has served the Dioceses of San Diego, Eastern Oregon, Idaho, and Northern California in both campus and parish ministry. She has a deep interest in contemplative prayer and church music, and currently sings with the Renaissance Choir of Sacramento.
Father Eric Symons attended The Church Divinity School of the Pacific, graduating in 1974, and was ordained a priest in 1975. He has served in the dioceses of California, San Joaquin, El Camino Real, and Northern California, retiring in 2007.