Clergy & Staff

The Very Rev. David B. Hodges

Provost

Very Rev. David B. Hodges serves as president of the Foundation and chief development officer of Saint Francis Community Services. Prior to joining Saint Francis, he served as vice president for external affairs at the Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School. Previously he served as rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, NC…

The Very Rev. Robert N. Smith

Assisting Clergy

The Very Rev. Bobby Smith serves as CEO for both Saint Francis Community Services and the Saint Francis Foundation. Previously he served as associate rector to the four churches that form the LaSalle County (Illinois) Episcopal Ministry within the diocese of Chicago. His extensive background in public policy and healthcare administration includes serving as CEO…

The Rev. Canon Shay Craig

Curate

The Rev. Shay Craig was ordained to the priesthood on June 16, 2018 in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago.  Before joining the staff at Christ Cathedral, she served  on the bishop’s staff in the Diocese of Chicago as the associate for resource development where she served as a consultant to churches of the diocese and…

The Rev. Suzanne Methven

Assisting Clergy

The Rev. Susanne Methven currently works with Saint Francis Community Services at Clover House, a ministry to minor survivors of human trafficking. She came to Salina from Tulsa where she was the Associate Rector of St John’s Episcopal Church and served the Diocese of Oklahoma as Chaplain for the Daughters of the King and was…

The Rev. Canon Bruce LeBarron (retired)

Canon

The Rev. Canon Bruce LeBarron, SSC., was named Canon Pastor of the Diocese of Western Kansas in 1999 by Bishop Strickland.  During his nearly six decades of ordained ministry, Fr. LeBarron has served parishes in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, and Missouri before coming to Christ Cathedral in 1995. He attended college in…

Royce Young

Canon Precentor and Director of Music

Royce Young has served at Christ Cathedral nearly four decades. He is presently Director of Music and Organist and has been instrumental in building the music program at the Cathedral. He designed the pipe organ, installed in 1977, oversaw the completion of the carillon in 1995 and the purchase of a new grand piano in…

Gordon Tillberg

Finance

Gordon Tillberg began working at Christ Cathedral in March 2012.  He has over 30 years experience in Church administration and finance. Gordon and his wife Gloria have four grown children, no grandchildren.  His hobbies include gardening and serving as a volunteer at the Salina Regional Health Center’s surgery waiting area. He was born and raised…

Matthew Schwan

Choir Director

Mrs. Mallory Humphrey

Office Administrator

Mr. Don Grunden

Facilities Manager

Matthew D. Carver

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