The Rev. Canon Michael E. Ellis Fr. Michael Ellis is a native Floridian and began serving as a priest in the Diocese of Florida in 1981. He has served parishes in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Nashville, TN. In 2005, he became the second rector of St. Francis. Married to Joan, Fr. Michael has two adult children and three grandchildren. Fr. Michael studied at Florida Junior College at Jacksonville (now Florida State College at Jacksonville), Florida State University, and received his Masters of Divinity at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL. Fr. Michael enjoys fishing and hunting and chooses walking the dog and bicycling for fitness.
Deacon Linda Rosengren
The Reverend Deacon Linda Rosengren was ordained in the Diocese of Central Florida in December, 1997. Before coming to St. Francis in September, 2012, she served churches in Winter Park, FL and Jacksonville, FL. Linda holds a Masters in Early Childhood Education and taught for 15 years in the public school system. She left teaching in 1987 for her new roles in Christian Education. She is now employed as a Chaplain and Coordinator of Bereavement Services at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville. She is certified in Thanatology by the Association for Death Education and Counseling. Linda is married to Gar Rosengren. They have two sons, Kevin and Brent; two lovely daughters-in-law; and four adorable grandchildren.
Hannia Reyes, Pastoral Assistant
General information, scheduling, facilities usage, clergy appointments, calendar, membership information and update, and prayers of the people submissions.
Jackie Falconer, Administrative Assistant
Jackie was born and raised in the UK and moved to the US in the mid-1980s. She lived in Philadelphia, Boston and Atlanta before moving to Ponte Vedra in 2016 and making Nocatee her home. With a BA from the College of Westminster, London Jackie previously worked in continuing medical education and traveled the world organizing medical conferences. She has a son who lives locally, and a daughter and son-in-law who live in Macon, GA. In her free time, Jackie likes to exercise and play on or in the water, and she routinely volunteers for the GTM Reserve and Learn to Read of St. John’s County.
Charlie McCall, Director of Music Music and choirs
LeeAnn Anderson, Field C.R.E.W. Director
LeeAnn was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and grew up in the protestant faith. She is married to Andrew Anderson and is the mother of two: Erin, a sophomore at FSU and Field Life Youth alumna and Drew, a junior in high-school who is also an active member of Field Life Youth. LeeAnn has held several positions working with youth in local churches and Young Life, and she leads our annual summer mission trips to Cuba to work with the youth in our companion church. She is passionate about helping students grow in and live out their faith. In her spare time, LeeAnn enjoys travel, running and cooking. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of North Florida and received her Masters of Business Administration from Jacksonville University.
Dylan Henson, Assistant Youth Minister
Dylan Henson Assistant Youth Minister. A gradate of Flagler College's Youth Ministry Program, Dylan has a heart for the teenagers of our community in particular. He grew up outside of Atlanta and made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ in his junior year of high school. Dylan has been working with Young Life and Wyldlife in St. John's County for the past several years. Be sure to say hello to Dylan sometime soon and ask him for his favorite Chick-fil-a menu item.
Joe Ragan, Field K.I.D.S. Director
Joe Ragan has been a professional educator in the North Florida area since 1996, serving in Volusia, Duval, and Clay Counties, with a primary focus on special education, and since 2011, digital education and content construction. He has directed and designed summer camps, children's ministries, as well as golf and technology programs for children advocacy groups. He currently lives in the St. Augustine community of Las Calinas, and works full time as a digital educator for Clay County School Board at Clay Virtual Academy. He joined the St. Francis communion in late 2016, and was hired as the Director of PK - 5th Grade, aka Field K.I.D.S., in August 2017. He enjoys playing music, riding bikes, and taking walks with his wife Megan, and daughter Lauren.
Kim and her husband Peter moved here from Michigan. Kim has extensive experience in early childhood educational support and administration. We welcome her heart for children and skills in management as a valuable addition to our staff team.
Early Learning Program
Kristin Silberman, Director E.L.P
Kristin was born and raised in Michigan and moved to Florida is 2005. Her and her husband, Stephen Silberman live in Nocatee and have two young sons: Wyatt and Cooper, who both attend St. Francis in the Field Little Flower’s Preschool. Kristin was a fourth grade teacher in Clay County for a total of eight years.
She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Central Michigan University in Elementary Education with emphasis and Mathematics and History and Master's of Education from Grand Canyon University in Curriculum and Instruction in Reading. In her spare time, Kristin enjoys, spending time with her family, reading, and crafting.
Office Hours: 9:00 - 4:00 M-F
Located at 895 Palm Valley Rd. Ponte Vedra, Fl 32081
Phone 904.615.2130 | Fax 904.810.5529
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