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Our Minister and Staff
Don Dersnah, Deacon PDF Print E-mail

Deacon Don and his wife Tish recently moved to Saline from Ann Arbor where they lived for many years after meeting in college in 1967.  He was ordained a deacon in 1997 and came to Holy Faith in September 2009.  Previously he had served at St. Clare's Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor and at St. John's Episcopal Church in Howell.  He is a graduate of the Whitaker School of Theology.

Deacon Don is Director of Services of the Saline Area Social Service, Inc.

He is a caring and compassionate listener.  He is available for pastoral care, counseling and visitations.

In his free time, he enjoys being with family.  He and Tish like road trips around Michigan, visiting lighthouses and bed-and-breakfasts.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 13:30
Joan Barbret, Office Manager PDF Print E-mail


Joan and her husband, Jim, moved to Ann Arbor from St. Paul, Minnesota in 2001. Joan was a stay-at-home mom who spent much of her time volunteering at school and in the community. She has volunteered at Safe House, delivered Meals on Wheels, has been active with the Jr. League of Ann Arbor and with the PTO at Harvest and Heritage schools. She also served as a Sunday School Teacher at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Minnesota. In Joan’s free time she enjoys scrapbooking, geneology, reading, and spending time with her family.




Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 12:54