Our Vestry

A Vestry consists of lay representatives from the parish "vested" with the authority to manage church business affairs and to help provide spiritual direction and leadership under the Rector (Senior Pastor). The Vestry at All Saints is made up of eight members who each serve a two-year term. Each year at our Annual Parish Meeting, four members of the vestry roll off while four new members are elected by the parish. These are our current vestry members for 2018.

Janet Brown is married to Tom Brown and is the mother of three sons and grandmother to three. Janet and Tom were confirmed at All Saints in 2015. She is a retired R.N., who worked in many areas of medicine from New Born Nursery to Hospice. She loves to read and hates to exercise, but does it anyway. Her favorite ministry at All Saints is serving and praying at JACOA, Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency. Janet oversees Visitor Connections.

Bev Carr has been married to Kenn for thirty-nine years, and they have three children: Will, Jim, and Alex. With a degree in nursing, Bev has helped with Kenn’s solo family medicine practice for the span of their marriage (translation: co-owner, office manager, and the janitor). She is privileged to serve as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors at Agape House of Northwest TN. Bev has also been a Master Gardener for nine years and belongs to the Madison County Master Gardeners organization. She will try almost any recipe, if she can find someone who will come eat! Bev serves as the Junior Warden and Finance Chair.

Grace Ann House is married to Ben House and is a founding member of All Saints. She has three grown children: Mike is a lawyer in West Memphis, married to Tebrah, a teacher, and they have two children (Chloe and Heath); Kathy is a nurse in Nashville married to Brian who works in commercial real estate, and they have two children (Anna Kate and Zac); and Karen is a nurse at Jackson General married to Chris who is an agent with Shelter Insurance, and they have four children (Madeline, Jake, Claudia and Emma). Grace Ann is originally from Arkansas and, painfully at times, follows the Razorbacks. She loves traveling, gardening, reading, and the gym. Grace Ann oversees Pastoral Care.

Kim Howerton is married to Leslie Creasy and they have two children, Grace (14) and Zach (10). In 2011, the family joined All Saints Anglican Church. Since joining, the family has been active with youth and children’s ministries. They love the worship at All Saints involves every member, regardless of age. Kim, a native West Tennessean, is a Family Physician who is in solo practice in Jackson. She feels that being a physician is a ministry. She also serves on several state medical committees and commissions. If not seeing patients, Kim is probably at the ballfield or gym. She enjoys watching her children play softball, baseball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and cross country. Kim also loves spending time with her family, running, preparing healthy meals, and vacationing. Kim oversees Stewardship.

Will Pinson is married to Megan Pinson, and father to Marcy, Miles Olivia, and Oliver Pinson. He and Megan are both native to Jackson, Tennessee. They feel blessed to call All Saints their church home, because they have been embraced by the entire community. Their family was confirmed in November of 2014. Will is a Registered Professional Engineer with the United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service. He oversees design and construction of conservation practices in all twenty-one counties of West Tennessee. Will embraces that he is doing the Lord’s work by conserving Earth’s natural resources, and restoring wildlife habitat in the process. Will also enjoys fishing, golf, tennis, hunting, bike riding, and reading. Will serves in the area of Building & Grounds.

Robin Salyers is married to David Salyers and they have two grown children, Ashley and Kara, and three grandchildren, Kaley, Allie, and Brody. She was confirmed at All Saints in 2013. Robin is a Professor for the Division of Education and Computer Information Systems at Bethel University where she has been a faculty member since 2007. She serves as one of the Division of Education Co-Directors. Robin currently serves on the board of JACOA. At All Saints, she has traveled with the mission team to Honduras, and she serves as a Lector, Intercessor, and member of the Outreach Committee. She is passionate about studying and memorizing Scripture. Hobbies include the art of illuminated manuscripts, cooking, and travel. Robin oversees Outreach.

Jonathan Stewart is husband to Shannon Stewart and the father of four unique and amazing daughters: Sammie, Carlee Hayse, Stella and Addie. The Stewarts have been at All Saints for six years. Jonathan loves the way our liturgy involves everyday life, including his work as an attorney at Rainey, Kizer, Reviere and Bell. He is a native of North Alabama, but claims Mississippi roots. Jonathan moved to Jackson in 1995 to attend Union University and was encouraged by Shannon to return to Jackson upon completion of law school at the University of Memphis. He is a member of the board of directors of Area Relief Ministries and Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys reading and fishing. Jonathan serves as the Rector's Warden.

David Thomas is husband to Nan Thomas, father to Stephen, Spencer, and Rachel, father-in-law to Ashley and (soon) Joy, and grandfather to Addie. He and Nan love the worship, the prayerful vitality, and the community at All Saints. They were confirmed in November 2014. David has been a history professor at Union University for twenty-plus years, is deeply invested in his students, and is always learning something. He builds the occasional piece of furniture, is writing his second book, and longs to hike the Grand Canyon. David serves as the Secretary.