The Rev. José Roberto Gándara-Perea, or Berto as he is better known, became Rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Parish of Orcas Island on August 17, 2014.
Stewart Mehlman was appointed Senior Warden in January, 2014 by the then co-priests-in-charge, the Rev. Wray MacKay and Rev. Kate Kinney. He is a graduate of the Education for Ministry (EFM) program; completed at the Church of the Redeemer, Cincinnati, OH in 2003. He is also a graduate of Shalem Institute’s Soul of the Executive program in 2002.
A “cradle Episcopalian”, Stewart is honored to serve as Senior Warden for the wonderful Emmanuel parish.