Provincial and Diocesan Leadership
The Most Rev. Dr. Foley Beach
Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America
Foley Beach was elected the Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America on June 22, 2014. Archbishop Beach is a graduate of Georgia State University, the University of the South, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He began his ministry by serving teenagers through Young Life. Prior to serving as archbishop and bishop, he planted and led Holy Cross Anglican Church in Loganville, Georgia. He and his wife are life-long Georgians, and have two adult children.
The Right Rev. Steve Breedlove
Bishop of the Diocese of Christ our Hope
Bishop Steve Breedlove is the Bishop of the Diocese of Christ our Hope. He and Sally married in 1972 and were blessed with five children, all married now, and (so far!), with thirteen grandchildren. They live in Chapel Hill, NC. Bishop Steve was a non-denominational pastor for 29 years before becoming an Anglican in 2001. He and Sally planted All Saints Church in Durham, NC, in 2005. In 2012 he was consecrated as a Bishop in the Anglican Province of Rwanda.
Rev. Dr. Brian Campbell
Brian Campbell serves as the rector and senior pastor of Christ the Redeemer. Brian was born and raised in Canada, but migrated to the USA in 1997 (having married a woman from North Carolina!). After graduating college, Brian served three years on the staff of Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and seven years running a group home for mentally challenged youth (where he claims most of his pastoral skills were honed). Brian was ordained in 1989 and served churches in Canada and America before answering the call to participate in God’s renewing of the Anglican Communion by planting Christ the Redeemer in 2005. Brian is committed to life-long learning and holds degrees from Regent College (Vancouver), Wycliffe College (University of Toronto) and Trinity School for Ministry (Ambridge, PA). Brian is passionate about preaching and teaching the Good News of Jesus’ resurrection and God’s kingdom, discipling people into maturity in Christ, and ministering to the family at Christ the Redeemer through Word and Sacrament. Brian is married to Janis and they have three grown children, Meaghan, Claire, and Ian.
Rev. David Watts
Assistant to the Rector
David Watts serves as the assistant pastor at Christ the Redeemer. Originally from Lutherville, Maryland he is a die-hard Baltimore Orioles and Ravens fan. David holds degrees from the University of Mary Washington and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is a Navy Chaplain Candidate and is canonically resident in the Anglican Jurisdiction of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy. Before his call to the ministry, David served as a Master-at-Arms in the Navy Reserve and deployed to Kuwait. While deployed, the burden to share Christ to his fellow service members was laid heavily on his heart and led him to his current call. The Apostle Paul’s phrase, “By the grace of God, I am what I am” sums up David’s life in Christ, and he loves talking about God’s amazing grace for everyone with anyone.
Brother Tim Luken
Abbot of the Company of Jesus, Monastic in Residence
Tim Luken is the founder and prior of LivingStone Priory and Five Loaves Food Pantry in Newport News, VA. His is resident as a parishioner at Christ the Redeemer and assists as he is able. Brother Tim also serves as the Abbot General for the Company of Jesus, a third order monastic community canonically resident in the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes, but open to all baptized Christians, regardless of denomination.
Children’s Ministry Director
Jordan O’Byrne serves as Minister of Music at Christ the Redeemer. Originally from Gainesville, Florida, the Navy brought his family to Hampton Roads in 1998. A graduate of Hickory High School in Chesapeake, he currently studies Music Education at Old Dominion University with an emphasis in String Bass Performance. “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth,” the psalmist says. Jordan desires that all would “join the mighty chorus” in order to “Ponder anew what the Almighty can do, if with His love He befriends thee.” He has been married to his best friend, Olivia, since 2018.
Paul Gyorfi, Senior Warden and Council Member
David Condron, Junior Warden and Council Member
Sarah Beers, Council Member
Rachel Inman, Council Member
Jill Branch, Council Member
Bruce Harper, Council Member
Janie Atwood, ad hoc Council member/Treasurer
Rev. Brian Campbell, ad hoc Council Member/Diocesan Council Representative
Rev. David Watts, ad hoc Council Member
Maggie Mansour, Secretary for the Council