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
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
Jill Markey, Director E.L.P
Jill was born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. She is married to Brad Markey and has two daughters: Savannah, a senior at Limestone College and Summer, a Junior at Bartram Trail High School. She helped to start the Little Flowers of St. Francis Early Learning Program at St. Francis and is still currently the director and a teacher in the ELP. Jill has previously worked as a VPK monitor for the Early Learning Coalition of Duval County, a preschool teacher at Deermeadows Baptist Church, and a high school teacher for Duval County Schools. She received both her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders and her Masters of Education from the University of Florida. In her spare time, Jill enjoys running, spending time with her family, and college football.
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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