Fr. Vincent is a former evangelical Pastor who, along with his wife and three children, became Orthodox in 1999. After serving as a Deacon in the Orthodox Church for seven years, he was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on January 1, 2010. In November 2012 Fr. Vincent was appointed Priest-in-Charge and then later Rector of St. Herman of Alaska Sobor in Edmonton, AB.
Pdn. Jesse, at age four, came into the Orthodox Church with his family at St. Vincent's Antiochian Church in Saskatoon, SK. His father was ordained as a deacon for the parish and Pdn. Jesse began serving as an acolyte at the age of six. Pdn. Jesse continued serving throughout the years as he and his family moved with his dad, who later was ordained to the priesthood, to various places in both the US and Canada. Pdn. Jesse moved to Edmonton in 2003 and began attending St. Herman's the same year. He and his wife Roxanne were married in 2005 and have two boys, Nicholas and Samuel. Pdn. Jesse was ordained a subdeacon by His Eminence, Archbishop Seraphim in 2005 and to the deaconate by His Grace, Bishop Irénée in December, 2011.