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Meet St. Gabriel's new
Priest-in-Charge

The Reverend Andrew VanBuren

The Vestry of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church is delighted to have called The Reverend Andrew VanBuren as the parish’s new Priest-in-Charge.

Rev. Andrew joined us as our new Priest-in-Charge on August 19, 2019 and was at all of the services the following weekend, August 24 and 25.

Rev. Andrew comes to St. Gabriel’s from Clifton Springs, New York, where he served as Rector for St. John’s Episcopal Church from 2015 until very recently, as well as serving as a District Dean in the Diocese of Rochester.

Rev. Andrew earned his M.Div. from the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in 2015 and holds an undergraduate degree from Swarthmore.

Rev. Andrew and his wife Becca were married in June. Becca grew up in Pennsburg, PA, attended Boyertown High School, and is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with an M.Ed. in Music Education.

This summer they both worked at the Lake Delaware Boys Camp in Delhi, NY. Rev. Andrew is served as chaplain to the boys and Becca assisted with the camp music program.

We welcomed Rev. Andrew and Becca with a souped up coffee hour and are excited to have them as wonderful additions to the St. Gabriel’s family.

Below is a picture of both from the first coffee hour.

The Vestry Calls
The Rev. Andrew VanBuren

The Rev. Andrew VanBuren has been called as St. Gabriel’s Priest-in-Charge. Details to follow.

New Podcast with Presiding Bishop

St. Gabriel's has a new organist/choirmaster

Jacob (Jake) Leonowitz

Jake Leonowitz joined us as our new Organist/Choirmaster on April 28, 2019.

Jake is a summa cum laude 2016 graduate of Duquesne University and has returned to his Berks County roots as the 7-12 Strings/Orchestra teacher in the Governor Mifflin School District in Shillington, PA.

For more information about Jake, click here.

St. Gabriel's has a new Priest-in-Charge

The Reverend Andrew VanBuren

The Vestry of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church is delighted to announce the calling of The Reverend Andrew VanBuren as the parish’s new Priest-in-Charge.

The Reverend Andrew VanBuren will join us as our new Priest-in-Charge on August 19, 2019. The date is tentative pending signing of the Letter of Agreement.

Rev. Andrew comes to St. Gabriel’s from Clifton Springs, New York, where he served as Rector for St. John’s Episcopal Church from 2015 until very recently, as well as serving as a District Dean in the Diocese of Rochester.

Rev. Andrew earned his M.Div. from the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in 2015 and holds an undergraduate degree from Swarthmore.

Rev. Andrew and his wife Becca were married in June. Becca grew up in Pennsburg, PA, attended Boyertown High School, and is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with an M.Ed. in Music Education.

This summer they are both working at the Lake Delaware Boys Camp in Delhi, NY. Rev. Andrew is serving as chaplain to the boys and Becca is assisting with the camp music program.

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