Clergy

Bishop Ashman has appointed Father Robert J.F. Ponec to be Priest-in-Charge of Saint Bartholomew’s while the search committee completes its work to find a new rector. Father Ponec was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1952. He acquired his undergraduate degree in psychology from Creighton University in 1978 after serving in the Nebraska National Guard for six years. While in college he founded a medical courier service, providing Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri with transportation of medical related items from hospitals, from which he divested himself after 40 years. Ordained deacon in 2000 and priest in 2006, he founded two churches, one in Sioux City, Iowa (St. Stephen the Martyr) and St. John the Baptist in Omaha. More…

 


 

Deacon Ed Miller The Rev. Dcn. Edward H. Miller deacon emeritus,  served St. Bartholomew’s as a permanent Deacon since being ordained here on July 4, 2004.  Licensed to preach in the Diocese of the Western States, he served as Vicar of St. Bartholomew’s from April through September of 2005.  Deacon Ed has functioned liturgically over the years, assisting on Sundays and major feasts of the Christian year, as well as providing backup pastoral care.  More…