Bishop Bill Atwood serves as the General Secretary of the Ekkleisa Society, an international society committed to making disciples, and as the Diocesan Bishop of the International Diocese in the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). Through his strong international ties, Bishop Bill has played a key role in many of the numerous efforts to stand for orthodox Anglicanism in the United States. He resides with his wife, Susan, in Frisco, Texas.
Father Wes Gristy has been the Rector (Senior Pastor) of All Saints for four years, having initially come on staff as an Associate Pastor in September of 2012. Though he's been in church ministry for over twenty years, Wes is relatively new to the Anglican tradition, being ordained to the priesthood in 2013. He serves on the board of a local organization called Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA), and coaches soccer for his son. He is married to Abbie for sixteen years, and has three children. Email.
Father Brian Larsen Wells is the Priest to Families at All Saints. He has been in the ministry for the past twenty years and has worked abroad in locations such as Seoul, South Korea and Montreal, Canada. Brian serves on the Ethics Board of the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and is pursuing his PhD in philosophy from McGill University. He and his wife, Amanda, have been married for fourteen years. They have five adopted children--William Carey, Audrey Brianna, John Michael, Christian Andrew, and Mary Kristina--and two foster children. Email.
Father Ross Guthrie is the Priest of Spiritual Formation at All Saints. He has served in ministry for nearly twenty years but is relatively new to the Anglican tradition, being ordained to the priesthood in November of 2016. Recently he finished a Masters of Christian Thought at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, graduating in May 2016. He has been married to Katherine for 27 years, and they have 10 children who range in ages from 4 to 26. Email.
Father Chuck Filiatreau is the Rector Emeritus of All Saints. He accepted the call as All Saints' first rector in 2004 and served until his retirement in 2014. He has been ordained for 46 years having served churches in Arkansas and Tennessee. When All Saints was under the Diocese of Thika, Kenya, he served as Bishop Githiga's Commissary to churches in the United States. He and his wife Gretchen have been married for 50 years and have two grown children, Melisande and Beau.
Dr. Gary Osborne is a Licensed Catechist in the Anglican Church and is in private practice as a psychotherapist. He coordinates counseling and medication review for better patient outcomes in medical clinics. Gary has served as a pastor in the United Methodist Church and the Lutheran Church. One Sunday a month he is a Chaplain at Jackson General Hospital. Gary has also worked in the psychology graduate department for the University of Memphis as an adjunct professor. He enjoys tennis and cooking with his wife, Celecia. They have two adult children, Lexi and Jace.
Donna Taylor is the Parish Administrator at All Saints, so she wears many hats. She does everything from accounting and communications to ordering supplies and pastoral care—even lending a hand decorating the church for Easter and Christmas. Donna has two children, Addis (married to Jill) and Danielle, and three grandchildren, Jessica, Shelby, and Lee. Being the wife of a military member, she moved 27 times, traveled to 35 states, and extensively overseas while being stationed in Saudi Arabia. Email.
Dr. Jordan Tang is the Music Director at All Saints. Prior to coming to All Saints in 2013, Jordan served for decades as music director of professional symphony orchestras in Jackson, TN and Paducah, KY, and has made appearances with the Hong Kong, Nashville, Charlotte, and Memphis orchestras. As a composer, he has written four symphonies and hundreds of compositions and arrangements, including some written for and performed at All Saints. Email.