The Rev John R. Meengs attended Hope College and Notre Dame and graduated from Worsham College in Chicago. He also graduated from School of Theology at the University of the South (Sewanee) with a certificate in Education For Ministry. He did his Clinical Pastoral Education training at Pine Rest Christian Hospital. John was ordained on June 15, 2002 at All Saints and served as All Saints’ first and only deacon. John also served 12 and half years as a chaplain at Holland Hospital. He and Rose enjoy life with garden, travel and their 2 dogs and 2 cats. Although he will be retired, he will not be gone from All Saints.
CONGRATULATIONS TO FATHER CORWIN STOPPEL
Father Corwin Stoppel is the recipient of Saugatuck's 2016 Tony Vettori Citizen of the Year award.
Father Stoppel's selection is the result of his involvement in his community; his academic credenetials in the form of education and writings as well as his past 26 years of service as the rector of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Saugatuck.
Fr. G. Corwin Stoppel has served as the rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Saugatuck, since 1990. He is a graduate of Morningside College, Duke Divinity School, and Nashotah House Episcopal Seminary.
In 1994 Br. Francis joined con fraternity at St. Gregory's monastery, a community of men under the Rule of St. Benedict within the Episcopal church. In 2004 he became an Oblate with the community. In 2014 Br. Francis started postulancy study towards Holy Ordination to the diaconate. In 2018 he was ordained to diaconate.