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Ministry Team

Archbishop Foley Beach, Bishop

Archbishop Beach serves as the diocesan bishop of the diocese. In 2010 he was consecrated as the first Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South. After election by the ACNA College of Bishops, he began serving as Archbishop of the province in 2014.

Bishop Frank Lyons, Assisting Bishop

Bishop Frank assists Archbishop Foley in providing episcopal pastoral care and leadership including confirmations and ordinations, and leading the deans, along with other areas of leadership and care.

 Mrs. Candace Champness, Office Manager

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Office management, event coordination, parish relationships, bishops visit coordination, and ordinands process.

Canon Greg Goebel, Canon to the Ordinary, Chief of Staff, Director of Communications

Staff supervisor, the ordination process, clergy credentialing, communications, clergy networking, clergy formation, event programming.

Mrs. Mamie Mierzwak, Financial Administrator

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Financials, reimbursement requests, reporting, liaison for insurance, coordinator for compliance, special projects, and our annual audit.

Mrs. Rachel Moorman, Communications Associate

Rachel Moorman, ADOTS Communications Associatenews@adots.org 
Parish and partner stories, editing, eNews contributor, online and social media contributor.

Canon Chris Sorenson, Canon for Church Planting

Church planting strategy, coaching, and assessment.

Deacon Katrina Payne, Assistant to the Canon for Church Planting

Administrative support for Church planting strategy, coaching, and assessment.


Deans of Regional Convocations

Deans are appointed by the Bishop to provide leadership and pastoral care to our regional clergy convocations.


(the Very Rev.) Herb Hand


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 Northeast Georgia

Bishop Frank Lyons (Interim Dean)


 South Georgia

Dean Michael Fry



(the Very Rev.) David Brannen



(the Very Rev.) Jack King


Volunteer Canons and Coordinators

Mrs. Jessica Greiner, Coordinator for Youth Ministries

The Coordinator for Youth Ministry builds relationships between youth leaders in the diocese for the purpose of supporting and encouraging healthy youth ministry in and through the local parish.

canongeorgeivy2the Rev. Canon George Ivey, Volunteer Canon Missioner


The Canon Missioner’s role is to be an advocate in our midst for World Missions and missionary activities by and with ADOTS congregations and parishioners throughout the world

Mrs. Paulette Ivey, Coordinator for Life Issues

The Coordinator for Life Issues works with Anglicans for Life and Holy Cross Cathedral to raise awareness and inspired activism on behalf of the most vulnerable in our society.

the Rev. Canon Mark Quay, Canon for Special Pastoral Intervention


Canon Mark serves the bishops by providing training for special pastoral intervention.


Mrs. Victoria Schwartz, Advisor for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd


As a leader in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd movement, Victoria has coached ADOTS churches and supported us in the implementation of this vital Children’s discipleship program.