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Clergy and staff


Fr. Timothy Wayne Clayton

Rector, email

Fr. Tim came to us from St. Paul's Anglican Church in Charlotte, N.C.,  a new Anglican church planted in the fall of 2009—the same time as Christ the Redeemer. He is a 1999 graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton. In 2009, he was ordained as an Anglican priest. He, his wife Cheryl, and their three children reside in Beverly Farms.

See About Fr. Tim for more information.

Fr. Brian Barry

Assistant Rector and Director of Youth and Children's Ministries, email

Fr. Brian leads our youth and children’s ministry teams, offers sacramental preparation for Baptism and Confirmation, and guides the formation/liturgical development for seminarians and new clergy.

Fr. Brian completed his Master of Divinity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2008 and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry at Gordon-Conwell with a focus in Ministry to Emerging Generations. Fr. Brian is trained and certified in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (the approach to children’s formation used at CTR) for children of all ages.  He has twelve years of experience in youth ministry.

In his spare time, Fr. Brian enjoys gardening and training in Okinawan Karate, in which he currently holds a Fourth Degree Black Belt. He and his wife Jackie have three sons, Caedmon, Patrick, and Benen, who occasionally ride out of a church service on their father’s shoulders.

Fr. Malcolm Reid

Assistant Rector and Director of Outreach, email

Fr. Malcolm was born and raised in New Zealand. He came to the U.S. in 1957 and is now a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Gordon College, Wenham. He was ordained an Anglican priest In 2008, and has served Christ the Redeemer ever since. Fr. Malcolm also serves on the Anglican Relief and Development Board chaired by Archbishop Robert Duncan, and is an Examining Chaplain for the Anglican Diocese of New England. He is a member of the Uganda Christian University Partners in Dallas,Texas. 

Closer to home, Fr. Malcolm enjoys serving on the Wenham Conservation Commission. He and Dolly, his artist wife of 50 years, enjoy sailing, collecting art, and being with their grandchildren.

Fr. Raymond Pendleton

Assistant Rector and Director of Pastoral Care, email

Dr. Pendleton, known to us as “Fr. Ray”, is a licensed clinical psychologist.  He is Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Director of the Master of Arts in Counseling Program, and the Mentored Ministry Program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  He has taught at Bible conferences and in local congregations on the subject of family life and marriage. He is the chair of the board of FOTOS (Fish On The Other Side), a ministry to those struggling with gender identity, and is a board member of Hagar’s Sisters, a ministry to families experiencing domestic abuse. Dr. Pendleton is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Massachusetts Psychological Association. He, along with Gordon-Conwell professors Dr. Karen Mason and Dr. Pablo Polischuk, received a Lilly Theological Research Grant for the project “Protestant Clergy Referral of Suicidal Persons”.

Fr. Ray’s personal interests include golf, cooking, and music He and his wife Jan enjoy spending time with their two daughters and their four grandchildren who delight in keeping “Grampa” humble.

Fr. James Arcadi

Assisting Priest

Fr. James wears many hats. As a CTR priest, he focuses on college ministry and coordinates a weekly Eucharist at Gordon College. As a teacher, he serves on Gordon College's adjunct History faculty. As a student, he studies to earn his PhD at the University of Bristol, UK. 

Primarily, Fr. James is the husband of Alli, and father of Dominic and Clare.


Daniel Jay McKinley

Minister of Music, Organist and Choirmaster, email

Dan has been the full-time Minister of Music at CTR since its inception in 2009, following similar positions at Christ Church of Hamilton and Wenham (11 years), and at First Christian Church, Columbus, IN (19 years). He graduated from Indiana University, received degrees in organ and church music, and was awarded the prestigious performer’s certificate in organ. 

Dan is dean of the Boston chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and has been dean of the Merrimack Valley chapter. His recording of Marcel Dupré’s music for organ and orchestra, “Dupré: Works for Organ, Vol. 3”, is on the Naxos label.

Jo Ann Buccigrosso

Lay Minister of Connections and Community, email

Jo Ann was raised in New England in a loving, Godly home. However, not until married with a family of her own did she search the Scriptures for herself and meet Jesus Christ as Lord. Through the ministry of women searching the Word together, she learned of the grace, forgiveness, healing, and freedom in Christ. For over 25 years, she has served in the ministry of Community Bible Study, as a leadership trainer and shepherd on a local, national, and international level.

Part of the CTR community since its inception, Jo Ann has served in the development of the 2:42 Small Group Ministry, on the Flower Guild, with Women’s Ministry, and Hospitality. She currently lives in Ipswich, with a changing family life as her two children are launched. Solo Deo Gloria!

David Greening

Lay Minister for Administration, email

David manages the office, our property, and staff (other than clergy and worship roles). He also ensures that we have efficient processes for various administrative areas of our life together. He will develop and help implement strategy as we complete Phase I of our campus (updates to our existing property and paying down the mortgage) and move to Phase II (adding space for children’s ministry, classrooms, and offices). 

David has been active in CTR since its inception and his many current activities include the Men's Ministry and being an altar server.

Aaron Mahnke

Communications Coordinator, email

Aaron is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and has experience with campus ministry, church planting, youth ministry and preaching. He serves on the Executive Outreach Team and leads the Church Planting Task Force for CTR. He is passionate about communication and design. He believes that the way a message is communicated is often times just as important as the message itself.

His full-time job is running a local design and marketing business, which he founded in 2007. He and his wife live in Danvers, where they try to keep up with their two beautiful-yet-energetic little girls. When he manages to find spare time, Aaron enjoys writing fiction, and has so far written and published three novels.

Holly Greening

Administrative assistant, email

Holly has always enjoyed flower arranging and chairs the Flower Guild. She has worked at Christ the Redeemer since its founding in 2009, and for the previous 11 years worked in a similar capacity. 

Holly is married to our first Senior Warden, David Greening. Their daughter, granddaughter, and son-in-law live in Mississippi.

Karen O'Keefe

Verger and Liturgical Coordinator

In her role as Verger, Karen is to "protect the clergy from wild beasts and vagabonds", as it has been defined. Perhaps she could more naturally accomplish this mounted on a horse, since she has always been around horses. She is a former horse trainer, barn manager, and veterinarian technician.  Karen now divides her time between two churches (CTR and Church of the Transfiguration, Indian River, MI), her grown family, and (of course) her beloved horse.

Julian Vance


Julian cleans the church so it is ready for Sunday services and he also helps out with special events that happen in the church during the week. 

Julian graduated from Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School and is studying architecture at Boston Architectural College.


A printable PDF with the names and contact information for the clergy, staff, vestry and for the ministry leaders is available here.

Note: CTR parishioner Ken Buck kindly provided the photographs of Fr. Tim, Fr. Brian, Fr. James, Dan, and Holly.