Rev. Mark Rudolph
Education: B.A, Organizational Management, Eastern University; M.Div., The Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church
Bio: Ordained in 1985 in the Reformed Episcopal Church, Mark transferred his orders to what is now the Diocese of Christ our Hope in November 2004. Mark began as Rector at St. John’s in September 2007. Prior to becoming Rector of St. John’s, he has worked as pastor, missionary, and teacher both in the US and in Germany. His interests include computers, ecclesiology, astronomy, the guitar, and leadership development. Mark and his wife Lynn have 5 sons, 2 daughters-in-law, and 11 grandchildren.
Rev. Dcn. Josh Ruiter
Role: Assistant Rector
Education: Josh graduated from Dordt College with a BA in Theology, from the Simeon Fellowship Anglican pastor’s study program, and an MA in Global Studies from Liberty University.
Bio: Josh comes to St. John’s from Iowa, by way of Jamaica and Washington DC. Josh was ordained in the diocese of Christ our Hope in 2017, and has served pastorally in the Anglican Communion since 2012. Prior to moving to Pennsylvania Josh has worked as a pastor and missionary in Washington DC, Jamaica, Mexico, and Alaska. Outside of church ministry Josh finds his sabbath rest in the grouse woods or prairie fields, upland hunting with his dog, Moose. Josh and his wife Candice have 2 dogs, and in their free time enjoy exploring the local foodie culture and local wineries together.
Rev. Ken Cook
Role: Associate Rector (Christian Formation)
Education: M.Div. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Th.M. Westminster Theological Seminary.
Bio: Ken began ministry at St. John’s in 1988. His special interests include the English Reformation and music, especially blues/roots music, and rock and roll. He and his wife, Margie, have 2 children.
Role: Associate Rector (Emeritus)
Education: M.Div., Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry
Bio: Bill is a long-time member of St. John’s. Today he serves the church voluntarily following his retirement from a career in public education.
Dr. Steven McCollum
Role: Director of Music
Bio: Dr. Steven McCollum is Professor and Director of Choral Activities in the School of Music at Cairn University in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Dr. McCollum holds Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Choral Conducting from the University of Washington and a Bachelor’s in Music from Biola University. He and his family reside in Warminster, Pennsylvania.
Education: Majored in Management at Philadelphia University.
Bio: Cindy came to St. John’s with over 35 years of office experience. Preparing and designing the weekly bulletins, posters and The Evangelist (our monthly newsletter) are among her favorite duties. She enjoys interacting with the members of the congregation. She also manages the church calendar, handles the bookkeeping, and supports the clergy. Cindy and her son, live in Bensalem. When she is away from the Church Office, she likes to watercolor cards, make jewelry and watch college sports.