Reverend Creighton Barnes

Reverend Creighton Barnes

Reverend Creighton Barnes

Reverend Barnes was born in Fairhaven, MA and grew up in New Bedford, MA, two old Whaling Ports. His family was in the rayon manufacturing industry. After serving in the U.S. Navy in World War II, he moved west. And after receiving his MS in Systems Engineering, entered the Space Program at North American Aviation.

From 1960 through 1970 he served as Eucharistic Chalice bearer at St. Michael's of All Angels where he furthered his religious studies, later receiving his PhD in Contemporary Religions. He left North American Aviation, now Rockwell Industries, in 1975 and Joined Hanna Barbera, Marvel Studios and other Animation Companies writing animation series.

He retired in 1995 and moved to Ashland, OR in 1998. Here he responded to God's calling to become involved with St. Andrew's Anglican Church, and was ordained an Anglican Priest and made the rector of St. Andrew's by Bishop Richard Boyce. Since that time, St. Andrew's Anglican Church has joined the APA under Bishop Walter Grundorf, Orlando, Florida.

Reverend Barnes is a member of UCLA Alumni, RESA, TV Academy, American Legion, Elks and many other social and fraternal organizations. He believes the Church is a family united in Christ, and believes in the 1928 BCP as the basic liturgy of the Church with the 39 Articles of Religion.

St. Andrews Deacons

Rev. Mr. William Baker, Deacon Rev. Mr. Chris Smith, Deacon

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