Rector - The Rev. Paul Gibbons
Fr. Paul was born and raised in Orange County Ca. He is a graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University (B.A. Theology 2002) and Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA (M.Div. 2012, S.T.M. 2014). After graduating from PLNU, Fr. Paul worked as a youth and college leader and for various churches in San Diego County. After graduating from Trinity Fr. Paul served as a curate at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Visalia Ca. and as the director of youth ministry for the Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin. Fr. Paul began his service as rector of Holy Trinity Anglican Church in August of 2017. Fr. Paul and his beautiful wife, April were married in 2004. They have four children. In his free time, Paul loves to build princess castles with his daughter, Abbie and destroy princess castles with his three sons Charlie, James, and Tommy.
Assistant - The Rev. Canon Lawrence D. Bausch
Fr. Bausch was raised in Los Angeles and graduated from San Diego State University. He is a graduate of Seabury Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. He married in 1973, and he and his wife, Carol, have four grown children. He served as an assistant priest at two churches before becoming Rector at Holy Trinity Parish in Ocean Beach in 1979. Father Bausch has conducted many Retreats and Quiet Days including several based on the writings of St. Patrick. He has served on the National Council of Forward in Faith North America since 1994 and currently serves as President. In 2001, he took a sabbatical in Ireland and the results of his study have been published in his book : The Conversion of the Irish from St. Patrick to 700 AD: A Study in the Relationship between Gospel and Culture. (Ekklesia Publications, 2007) He resigned from the ministry of the Episcopal Church in September 2006, and was received as a priest in good standing in the Diocese of Argentina, in the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone. Holy Trinity Parish also elected to leave ECUSA in September, 2006, and Fr. Bausch accepted the call to continue to serve as their Rector. Both he and the parish became founding members of the Diocese of Western Anglicans (Anglican Church in North America) in 2009.
Deacon - The Rev. Susan Bentley
Deacon Sue was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii and then traveled to the mainland (California) for college and graduate studies. She served for 38 years as a teacher, counselor, and educational leader in the public schools and higher education before entering seminary as a full time student in 2008. She received a Master of Divinity degree from Haggard School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University with an emphasis in Anglican Studies in 2012. She was ordained as a vocational deacon in 2010. Sue has been involved in developing and empowering leaders most of her life in education and ministry. She is currently involved in a “Healthy Habits for Healthy Living Initiative” in North San Diego County. This initiative focuses on empowering leaders who support vulnerable children and families to flourish in life. She leads a local community-based Missions Team currently implementing the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a powerful Christian formation approach for diverse children and families. She also serves as a Natural Church Development leadership coach for faith communities seeking to Live Life on Mission. She and Don, her husband enjoy family time with their grown daughter, Bethany, and her husband Aaron in North San Diego County.
Office Administrator - Sandra Mack
Sandra Mack grew up in New England where she felt called to Christian devotion and service from a young age. After earning two theology degrees at Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, she taught Biblical Studies until 1988, home-schooled three children, and began a career in church office management in 1996. She has served five churches in San Diego in five different denominations, including service at Holy Trinity since 2005. In her free time, Sandra loves outdoor recreation, prayer, and reading Ancient Christian writings. She is married to Pastor Adlai Mack and they have three grown children.