The Rev. Mike Angell is the 13th rector of The Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion. Mike also served on the Presiding Bishop’s staff as the church-wide Missioner for Young Adult & Campus Ministries. For three years after seminary, Mike was Assistant Rector at St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square, Washington DC. At St. John’s, leading outreach ministries and the Spanish-language congregation.

Mike grew up in Colorado and gets back out west to ski or hike pretty regularly. He is especially fond of Winter Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Mike is a graduate of both the University of San Diego and the Virginia Theological Seminary (where he is also currently pursuing a Doctorate in Ministry in Christian Spirituality). Between college and Seminary, Mike served for a year with the Young Adult Service Corps of The Episcopal Church at a foster home and school Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He stays connected with Central America through serving on the board for Cristosal, a human rights organization based in El Salvador.

Mike is an enthusiastic traveler, ukulele player, and reader. You can often find him running in Tower Grove park, swimming, cycling to work, or practicing yoga at a local studio. He particularly enjoys reading the theology of Jon Sobrino and Kelly Brown Douglas, the fiction of Madeleine L’Engle, and the poetry of Mary Oliver.

Mike and his husband Ellis Anderson, a Librarian at a local Middle School, are the proud parents of Silas. Their family is rounded out by two sweet Labradoodles named Oscar and Gus.

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