THE REV. STEPHEN F. ZIMMERMAN, RECTOR
The Rev. Stephen Zimmerman was received as the priest-in-charge of Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in November 2009. As priest-in-charge Fr. Steve leads the parish as pastor, priest and teacher, sharing in the councils of Grace and St. Stephen’s and of the whole church, in communion with the Bishop of the Diocese of Colorado. By word and action, informed at all times by the Holy Scriptures, the Book of Common Prayer, and the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church, Fr. Steve is called to proclaim the Gospel, to love, serve and nourish Christ’s people, and to strengthen them to glorify God in this life and in the life to come.
Fr. Steve was called to his new ministry at Grace and St. Stephen’s from his native state of Florida where he served as the rector of The Chapel of St. Andrew, Boca Raton from 1986 to 2009. Prior to that he had served as the rector of All Saints, Grenada, Mississippi (1981-1986) and as an associate priest at St. Marks, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (1978-1981). Fr. Steve’s ministry in congregational development, Christian education and new member ministry prior to accepting the call to Grace and St. Stephen’s rewarded him with many opportunities to develop and participate in diocesan, national and international workshops and conferences.
THE REV. NICHOLAS MYERS, ASSOCIATE PRIEST
The Reverend Nicholas Myers accepted a call to become full-time priest associate at Grace and St. Stephen's in July of 2011. His ministry focuses on youth, children and families, college students, and community outreach. He strives for his ministry to be loving, creative, inspiring, and freeing so that others might deepen their following of Jesus.Before coming to Grace and St. Stephen's, Father Myers served as Clergy Resident in the Foundations for Spiritual Leadership program at the historic Christ Church in downtown Alexandria, VA.
Fr. Myers is a native of Indiana. He graduated with a BA in Spanish and Religion from Wabash College in 2005. He earned a Master of Divinity and a Diploma in Anglican Studies from Yale University in 2009. Prior to entering seminary, Fr. Myers served as a missionary and educator in Honduras, where he met his wife, Deacon Bethany Myers.
THE REV. LINDA SERACUSE, ASSISTING PRIEST
The Rev. Linda Seracuse has returned to Colorado Springs and Grace and St. Stephen’s, having retired as rector of St. James the Apostle Episcopal Church, Conroe, Texas where she served for nine years. Prior to accepting the call to St. James the Apostle, Linda served at Grace and St. Stephen’s for ten years. This is truly a homecoming. Linda looks forward to serving as needed and able.
Linda is a graduate of The Colorado College, BA History and Lliff School of Theology, M.Div, with a Certificate of Theological Education from the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, TX.
Linda and husband Jerry have been married for over 30 years. Jerry continues to practice architecture. Their daughter Jenn grew up at Grace and is now living in New York City. Linda’s daughter Heather Carroll is a prominent member of the Colorado Springs community. Other children and grandchildren are nearby. Linda and Jerry are excited about being more hands on grandparents.
MARTI LINDBERG, OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Marti is a "cradle Episcopalian.” She and her husband, Doug, have been residents of Colorado for nearly 30 years, and Marti has been a member for 27 years of Grace Episcopal Church, where their two children were baptized and confirmed. Marti graduated from Northern Illinois University with Bachelor of Elementary Education and Master of Curriculum Development degrees. After teaching for 32 years, she retired from full-time teaching and became our parish administrator.