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Venerable Father Barry A. Montgomery

Father Barry Montgomery served for twenty years in the United States Marine Corps as an infantry and intelligence officer, with six combat tours in Somalia and Iraq.  His service to our country concluded in June 2011 when he retired at the rank of Major.

Father Barry was ordained to the transitional diaconate in January 2012 and served as a deacon at Grace Anglican Church, Oceanside, California, and Christ Church Anglican, Fallbrook, California in 2012 and 2013.  He was ordained to the priesthood in January 2013, and has served as Assisting Priest, Youth Minister, and Coordinator of Children’s Education from March 2013 until December 2014 at Anglican Church of the Resurrection, San Marcos, California.  Prior to being ordained as a deacon, and while a member of St. Anne’s Anglican Church and Grace Anglican Church, he served the church as a member of the Altar Guild, an usher, a lay reader, a lay Eucharistic minister, an acolyte master, a member of the vestry, and as a Senior Warden.  Father Barry earned a Master of Divinity degree from Azusa Pacific University (2012) and a Bachelor of Arts degree (History, 1991) from Louisiana State University at Shreveport.

Father Barry became Rector of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in January of 2015.

Father Barry and his wife Mary have three children, Harrison, Nathan and Zoe and a grandson, Noah.

Reverend Don McConnell
Associate Priest

Father Don McConnell graduated from Texas A&M University in 1972 with a degree in Building Construction. Following a thirty-five-year career in the construction industry, he responded to God’s call to ordained ministry. He graduated from Nashotah House Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree in 2010. He completed his Diaconate training at Church of the Holy Communion REC in Dallas in May of 2011.

He was ordained to the priesthood in June of 2011, and accepted the call to Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Rowlett. Father Don serves as Associate Priest.

Father Don and his wife Bonnie live in Garland and have been married since 1971. They have two grown sons (Aaron and Joseph) and three beautiful grandchildren (Noah, Grace, and Eli), and the world’s best daughter-in-law, Amee.

Reverend Sheri C. Graham
Deacon and Parish Administrator

After spending time in ministry in the Baptist denomination, Sheri Graham became interested in ministry in a liturgical church. She graduated with a BA in Biblical Studies in 2002 and a Master’s in Theology in 2004 from Criswell College.

After serving in various positions at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and then Christ the Redeemer, she was ordained as a Perpetual Deacon in January of 2008. She currently serves as Deacon and Parish Administrator at Christ the Redeemer.


The Right Rev'd Dr. Felix Orji OSB


The Anglican Diocese of All Nations

Bishop Felix Orji is the Diocesan Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of All Nations (ADAN). The Anglican Diocese of All Nations is home to parishes in the United States and Canada. 

Early in his life, Bishop Felix Orji made a decision to follow and serve Christ as the Savior and Lord of his life. The result of this decision as a teenager was a commitment to the call of God on his life to serve Christ as a minister of the gospel of God's grace. This led him to ordained ministry in the Anglican Church in Canada and the USA as a priest and now as a Bishop of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). He completed a BA degree with honors at the University of Ife in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and received a Master’s degree at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He earned a Diploma in Christian Studies from Regent College, Vancouver, BC, and a Master of Divinity from Vancouver School of Theology in Canada. Dr. Orji also earned a Doctorate in Leadership and Evangelism from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary at the Charlotte, North Carolina.

Bishop Orji who is currently the Bishop Protector of the Order of St. Benedict, was ordained in 1996 in the Diocese of New Westminster, Anglican Church of Canada. He served his curacy at All Saints Anglican Church in Burnaby, BC and afterwards as Associate rector at St. Johns Shaughnessy in Vancouver, BC, the largest evangelical Anglican parish in Canada. In 2004, he moved to the Diocese of the Rio Grande in the USA where he served a parish for a year. He was also the Coordinator of the Anglican Fellowship of the Southwest till 2010 which finally became the Diocese of the Southwest. 

In 2005, Dr. Orji became associate rector of St. Francis on the Hill in El Paso, and Rector from 2008 to August 2015. In September 2011, he was consecrated Bishop by the Anglican Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) to serve in the USA and Canada.

Our Bishop's vision and prayer is that the Holy Spirit will make it possible for us to go DEEPER with God, get CLOSER to one another, and go FURTHER in our impact in our community and the world.

The Right Reverend Dr. Felix Orji and his wife Lilian have four children, Cara, John, Jadon, and Justin. 

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