Meet the Leadership
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The Rev. Leslie J. Hague
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Mother Leslie comes to us from Arlington, Virginia where she has served as Rector at St. Michael’s since 2002. A 1998 graduate of General Theological Seminary, she also completed her undergraduate coursework at The College of William and Mary in 1989. Leslie has previously served at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Savannah, Georgia and at the National Council of Churches in New York. Additional involvement includes Diocese of Georgia, Commission on Ministry, Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches, and most recently as Chair of the Diocese of Virginia Committee on Priesthood.
Experienced in ministry with all ages, Leslie focuses on Christian formation and has been directly involved in development of Vacation Bible School and other Christian Education programs. Along with her wife Katie, Leslie enjoys getting out into the community. She started a very popular theological group meeting once a month for diner or drinks, and LOVES baseball!
“As a priest in parish ministry for 17 years (and for my entire life before that as an Episcopalian), I emphasize a focus on growing in the Spirit as individuals and as a community to be Christ’s Body in the world.”
The Rev. Carl Beasley III
The Rev. Carl H. Beasley III was born in York, Pennsylvania and spent his early years on his grandparents’ farm there.
He graduated from St. Albans School in Washington, DC, Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, VA, and Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.
Following four years in the United States Air Force, Fr. Beasley served parishes in central Pennsylvania and Maryland. His later ministry was spent as a school chaplain and religion teacher at Carson Long Military Academy in New Bloomfield, PA and the West Nottingham Academy in Colora, MD.
Fr. Beasley retired to Ft. Lauderdale in 2015 to be near his son, Adam, who is a sports reporter for the Miami Herald. He spends his leisure time visiting family, traveling and enjoying grandfatherly duties.
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Michael has been a member of All Saints and the parish administrator since May, 2010. He was born and raised in Louisville, KY but lived most of his professional life in Washington DC working as a contractor for the federal government. Michael holds a BS in Computer Science from Strayer University in Washington and has spent the last half of his career in the management of small to medium size companies primarily in the IT arena.
“All Saints is my spiritual home and the source of many joys in my life. I am so lucky to be surrounded by such a loving, caring and giving group of people.”
Daniel Copher, Ph.D.
Daniel Copher has served as Organist/Choirmaster at All Saints Episcopal Church in downtown Fort Lauderdale for fourteen years. Dr. Copher founded RiverSounds, a concert series of top choral and instrumental musicians. He is in his twelfth season as Music Associate/Accompanist for the Florida Singing Sons Boychoir and is an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. There he teaches courses in classical music appreciation, history of jazz, and history of rock and roll.
Prior to his work in Florida, Daniel served as Chapel Organist at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN). He was the accompanist for the St. Thomas Liturgical Choir on numerous Middle Eastern and European tours including the Vatican Christmas Midnight Mass in 1988 and 1998.
In addition to his accomplishments in music, he has worked professionally in architectural related fields primarily in financial, strategic, and operational management. He currently or in recent past has served on numerous arts and municipal boards.
Daniel completed his undergraduate work at the University of Oklahoma in architecture and music, studying with renowned organ professor, Mildred Andrews Boggess. His graduate work includes choral music (OU), liturgical studies (St. John’s University), MA in organ performance (FAU), MBA (Nova Southeastern University) and PhD in Comparative Studies (FAU). His dissertation topic was, Authenticity of Space: and Interdisciplinary Convergence of the Tradition of Sacred Music and Twenty-First Century Sacred Architecture.
Assistant to the Rector
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Lou has been a member of All Saints since 2001, serving on Vestry, Altar Guild, Outreach and Flower Guild, as well as being a Verger and Eucharist Minister. She was born in Colorado and raised in New Mexico. She joined the Episcopal Church in 1960 and has served in various ministries throughout the years in the Episcopal Church while living in Texas, Illinois, Wisconsin and Florida. She graduated from American University with a BS in Education and General Studies, and then received a MA from NM State University in Communication Disorders. For several years, she was a clinical audiologist working with those with hearing impairment. Since moving to Florida in 1988, she worked as an audiologist, then was an Admin. Assistant at St. Mark’s Episcopal School before joining the All Saints staff in 2015 as part of the communication team. Currently she is serving as Assistant to the Rector.
The Vestry serves as the authoritative body of the parish, responsible for the financial well being and the property of the congregation. Members are elected by the congregation at the annual meeting. Current Vestry members and email addresses can be found on the Vestry webpage.
VESTRY Email Addresses:
Please use our online contact form to contact a member
|Paddy Drives||Kathy Bass|
|Dan Bright||Lisa Dye|
|Deb Greene||Dan Lindblade|
|Rich Markiewicz||Zule Mesa-Zevallos|
|Yvonne Meyerson||Pete Nissen|
|Mark Sommerfield||Liz Hallford Ward|
Members of this committee include the Rector, the Wardens, senior (3rd year) members of the vestry, the Clerk of the Vestry, the Treasurer and the Asst. Treasurer. The committee sets the monthly Vestry agenda, reviews the parish budget-to-date prior to the Vestry meeting, considers and reviews pending legal and financial matters to be brought before the Vestry, and functions as the decision making body when necessary between the vestry meetings.
Please use our secure online form to contact the committee members.
|Rev. Leslie Hague||Paddy Drives
|Rich Markiewicz||Deb Greene|
|Yvonne Meyerson||Liz Hallford Ward|
|Randall Ward||Rick Vaughan|
Delegates are responsible for providing two-way communication between the Vestry and the Diocese/Deanery. Delegates are elected by the congregation at the Annual Meeting.
Our current delegates are Liz Hallford Ward and Kathy Friend. Our alternate delegate is Lou Strennen.
You may also visit the following website to access the live stream: https://vimeo.com/allsaintsftl
Bulletins for each service will be posted on our website:
Sunday Mornings @ 10:00 AM - The Holy Eucharist
Wednesday @ 12:05 PM - Healing Eucharist
Thursday @ 6:30 PM - Vespers (Evening Prayer)
Every night (except Thursday) @ 8:30 PM - Compline (Prayers at the End of Day)