National Church Movement Leaders
Canon William Beasley serves as Director of the Greenhouse Movement, working directly with Archbishop Bob Duncan in the Anglican Church in North America to help establish new congregations in the Upper Midwest and throughout North America. Canon William is both a regional leader and a rector of multiplying congregations. William Beasley is passionate about bringing people together for evangelism, mission, and worship, bringing souls into the transforming presence of Jesus Christ.
William Beasley graduated from Wheaton College in 1976 and spent a few years in the work force before attending Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, graduating in 1984. He has been active as a pastor for the past twenty-seven years. During that time, he served as senior pastor of Church of the Resurrection in Chicago and planted Church of the Redeemer Parish and simultaneously launched several English and Spanish-speaking congregations in diverse communities in collaboration with lay catechists.
Anne Beasley works alongside her husband and is editing his writing project about how the North American Church can adapt the principles for church multiplication that caused explosive growth in the Anglican Church in Africa. Anne met William more than 30 years ago in Costa Rica while on a two-year missions term when William showed up to study Spanish in Central America after his first year of seminary.
Upon starting a family, Anne dedicated herself to raising their four children and serving in the Church. Ordained to the diaconate in 1987, Anne has worked part-time in the church as director of children’s ministry and a leader for Bible studies, parent education classes, English for immigrants, and newcomer classes. With her M.S. in special education, she taught Spanish and English junior high students at Christian Heritage Academy in Northfield, IL.
Anne and William are the proud parents of four children, ranging from ages 26 to 18.
Regional Church Leaders
Diocese of Cascadia
Bishop Kevin was consecrated in September 2011 after being elected the first bishop of the Diocese of Cascadia. He serves concurrently as rector of St. Brendan's Anglican Church in Bellingham, Washington. Allen grew up in Kitsap County, Washington, where he graduated from Central Kitsap High School. He pursued undergraduate and graduate studies at Pacific Lutheran University, Seattle University, General Theological Seminary, and Ridley Hall. He has served as a lay missioner in London, pastor of an Episcopal parish in Cambodia, university pastor, and a missionary to Bangladesh through the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Prior to 2008, he was rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Bellingham, in the Diocese of Olympia. In March 2008, Allen was installed as the first full-time rector of St. Brendan's.
Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes
Father Ron has been in active public ministry since the first Sunday of Advent, 1965. Active as church planters and overseers in the Vineyard Movement with John Wimber, Fr. Ron and his wife, Dcn. Carolyn Allen, PhD., have partnered together with over a 100 church planters. They planted their current parish, Heartland Church, in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1985. Many churches have been planted out of this congregation. Today they share their large facility with 4 other affiliated congregations. A part of the ADGL under Bishop Roger Ames, they are working in the Heartland Deanery, as facilitators for the Greenhouse Movement. They work with a local network of five new Anglican missions and have another five in various stages of development. They have a heart to see the Great Commission fulfilled, as new Believers are discipled and released into their gifting and calling. They believe that all Believers can be engaged in missional ministry. They believe that it is the fruitful who are to be ordained to Holy Orders. The Allen’s have been married for 46 years. They have two married children and five grandchildren.
Anglican Diocese of the Southwest
Rev. Bill Cobb serves as Rector of Church of St. Clement in El Paso, TX in the Anglican Diocese of the Southwest. Over the last twenty-eight years of ordained ministry, Bill and his wife have served six congregations, from small church plant to large, rural to inner city, traditional to renewal. He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from San Francisco State University, an M.Div. from Nashotah House, and a D.Min. from Fuller Seminary.
Bill lives with his wife, Holly and their son and three daughters.
West Coast / Hispanic Ministry
Rev. Gabe Garcia serves as Senior Pastor of Rancho Hills Church, an interdenominational church in San Diego, CA. He has also served as the Hispanic Initiative Network Leader for the Anglican Mission in the Americas and helped plant a church in Bogotá, Colombia as well as groups in Tijuana, Mexico. He presently serves as facilitator for ¡Caminemos Juntos!, an initiative of Anglican 1000.
Gamaliel grew up in a pastoral and missionary home. As a child, he lived for several years in the mission field of El Salvador and Nicaragua. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. He also studied for ministry at LIFE Pacific College and Reformed Theological Seminary, and for teacher credentialing at National University.
Alan has planted churches in Davidson, NC and Greensboro, NC (Church of the Redeemer, where he is currently Rector), and has been a part of coaching and mentoring church planters for many years. In his role of Vicar of Anglican 1000, which he assumed in summer 2012, Alan works with Archbishop Duncan to bring overall leadership and set the vision and direction for our work.
Anglican Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast
Bishop Clark Lowenfield serves as Senior Pastor at HopePointe Anglican Church in Houston, TX and the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast. Clark holds Bachelor's degrees in Political Science and Economics from Amherst College and a M.Div. from the University of the South-School of Theology in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is married to Tricia and has three daughters.
Bishop Bowers serves as Senior Pastor of Penuel Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California and leader of Jubilee the African American branch of Greenhouse. He oversees a 300-member congregation and is the administrator of more than 20 para-church ministries and community outreach programs. Bishop Gregory Bowers has enjoyed a career in ministry spanning more than 30 years as a musician, public speaker, and actor. Bishop Bowers holds an Honorary Doctorate from Union Bible College and lives in Southern California with his wife and three children.
Rev. Alex Cameron serves as Rector of St. Timothy Anglican Mission in Burlington, VT. He has been an ordained priest and pastor for 20 years. A graduate of Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto, he has served congregations in the Diocese of Montreal and now in the Anglican Diocese in New England. He is passionate about Jesus and the Gospel and loves the work of disciple-making.