Clergy

The Rev. Peter A. Munson, Rector

The Rev. Peter A. Munson accepted a call to be the Rector of St. Ambrose on August 1, 2001. Peter holds an M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria and a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder.  He believes that Christ is calling all of us to transformation, and that, by God’s abundant grace, we are all equipped to help establish the kingdom of God on earth.

Peter was born in London, England to American parents and was raised in Charleston, South Carolina and Virginia Beach, Virginia. After college and law school, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where he taught high school math and biology. Peter is married to Julia, who is a psychotherapist in private practice and a coach who consults with churches, small businesses, and non-profits on how to create and sustain healthy, life-transforming relationships.  They have two funny and amazing adult children, Zach and Hannah. Peter's hobbies and passions including climbing mountains, writing, baseball, and growing in faith.  In 2013, Peter completed his trek of the 500-mile-long Colorado Trail (from Denver to Durango).


Our Deacon-  The Rev. Jan Pearson

Deacon Jan was born and raised in Pecos, Texas, a life-long "cradle" Episcopalian. She and her family moved to Colorado when Jan was 16, graduating from high school in Pagosa Springs and attended Adams State in Alamosa and gained her BA and MA in Biology and Secondary Education with continued post graduate work at CU.  Jan's career includes teaching, educational assessment and testing, curriculum development and text book writing.  Jan changed her career path to work in outreach, youth and family ministries and was ordained to the Diaconate in 2004.  Jan is married to Alex, and has two daughters:  Shannon and Jennifer, a son-in-law Alex, and a grandson Arlo.

 

 


Staff

Kristy Weprin, Parish Administrator

Kristy is a member of the 10:30 choir and provides piano music at that service.  When not in the office or at the piano, Kristy enjoys walking with her dog, hiking, snowshoeing, riding her bike and reading. Kristy and her husband, Dan, live in Lafayette and have two daughters, Nicole and Torie who both "grew up" in the St. Ambrose parish community.


Jill Jenkins, Bookkeeper

Jill Jenkins is happy to be on board as the bookkeeper for St. Ambrose. Her duties include making the weekly deposits, paying the bills and keeping track of our most valued pledges. Her full-time job as a wife to Kirk & mother to Reece and Erin keeps her busy too. When she is not working she enjoys staying in shape with regular exercise and the occasional triathlon.


Nursery Care

Children receive loving care from our nursery workers:   Gracie Clymer, Emma Law, Brendan Finnigan,  Megan Finnigan and Abby Bates.   Our nursery is staffed for our 10:30 service September - May, and at the 9:30 service for the summer months of June, July and August.  Children are checked in and out by their parents.