Staff & Leadership

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Fr. Everett Lees, Vicar

Everett is a native Oklahoman.  He grew up Edmond, OK.  He is a graduate of Bishop McGuinness High School, the University of Oklahoma, and the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX.  He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Ministry in Ministry Development at The Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, VA.  Everett is married to Kristin and they have two daughters and one son.  Everett’s passions for church include Evangelism and Discipleship.  Everett has previously served at Saint Richard’s in Round Rock, TX and at Saint Patrick’s in Broken Arrow, OK.  He has been at Christ Church since 2011. In his spare time Everett enjoys reading, watching TV (especially football), spending time with his family, and exercising.

Need to talk to a pastor? Need to get something off your chest? Maybe you need some some spiritual direction.

Fr. Everett’s confidential pastoral office hours are by appointment.  Please email Father Everett or contact the church office.

My top 5 Christian books:

(besides the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer)

  • “Surprised by Hope” by NT Wright
  • “Peaceable Kingdom” by Stanley Hauerwas
  • “The Gospel and the Catholic Church” by Michael Ramsey
  • “Missional Renaissance” by Reggie McNeal
  • “Lord Teach Us” by Will Willimon and Stanley Hauerwas

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The Rev. Judy Gann, Deacon

The Rev. Judy Gann, is a deacon in the Episcopal Church. She was ordained in June of 1995 and has served at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Oklahoma City, St. Patrick’s in Broken Arrow, Trinity in Tulsa, and Christ Church in Tulsa. Judy is the executive director of New Hope, a 501c3 non-profit organization that works with children affected by incarceration. Judy has been leading New Hope for twelve years.

Judy was born and grew up in Kansas City. She has a B.A. in sociology from the University of Missouri. Judy is married to Randy Gann and has two grown children.

She has a passion for children and children’s issues and believes that the church’s mission is rooted in the Episcopal Church’s baptismal covenant.

Judy is a diocesan trainer for “Safeguarding God’s Children” and has received extensive training in “Godly Play”, a Christian Education curriculum for children.

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Sara Plummer, Director of Children’s Ministry

Sara grew up in Sapulpa and while attending church there she was the Youth and Children’s Director for about three years and taught Sunday School for about five years. She also worked in the nursery on Sunday mornings.
 She loves working with kids because they constantly surprise you with what all they can comprehend and their understanding of the sometimes confusing and complex nature of God and His creations. They very often teach me. Their honesty and unguarded nature are always refreshing and often funny and they always make me smile.

My day job is working in the communications department at OSU-Okmulgee. When I’m not at my job or working with kids at church, I’m spending time with my family and friends, catching up on my favorite TV shows and movies, reading a book or attempting to get in shape.

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Wes Wilson, Office Administrator

My story begins in Broken Arrow, where I was born and raised as the youngest of five brothers and sisters.  I grew up playing basketball, as well as performing in the Pride of Broken Arrow Marching Band. 
 
I then attended a small, private university in central Illinois where I studied theology and student ministry.  For over ten years, I lived in New Hampshire and Illinois where I worked on staff for two churches, helping lead their Jr. high and Sr. high ministries. 

In addition to working with young people here in the U.S., my wife, Amanda, and I have recently made two trips on our own to Uganda to help strengthen our partnership by teaching inside a local ministry and orphanage. 

During my time away from Christ Church, I work from home in Owasso as a professional writer and newsletter publisher.  Amanda and I have been married since 2007 and have a 2 year-old son named, Palmer, whom we’ve inducted into the tradition of cheering for Oklahoma football. 

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Thomas Adams, Music Minister

Thomas Adams graduated Cum Laude from The University of Tulsa in 2016 with a Bachelors of Music in Composition. In May 2016, he premiered his multi-movement choral work A Peaceful Revolution. Shortly before graduating Thomas was diagnosed with Testicular Cancer. He underwent surgery and chemotherapy. Though it was tough during the summer, he overcame cancer and is currently in remission. Now, not only is Thomas the Music Minister at Christ Church, he also is the Extended Day Choir Teacher and leads the music in Aladdin at Thoreau Demonstration Academy.
 
When he is not doing something musical he enjoys hiking, time at the lake, and spending time with friends.
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Boone Williams,Youth and Connections Minister

Boone Williams is a cradle Episcopalian and has been leading youth ministries for 25 years in the dioceses of Arizona, Oklahoma, and Colorado at St. Augustine’s in Tempe, Trinity and St. John’s in Tulsa, St. Martin in the Fields in Aurora, Church of the Holy Cross in Owasso, as well as here at Christ Church. He has also been on teams for New Beginnings, Happening, Vocare, Encounters with Christ, and Cursillo.
 
In his spare time, he enjoys music, snowboarding, mad science, impersonating super-heroes, and is a semi-professional baby wrangler.
 

Lela Walden, Bookkeeper

lela@christchurchtulsa.org

 

Cortney Frech, Nursery

Alexandra Smith, Nursery

 

Church Board

Kirk Elam, Senior Warden
Susan Miller, Senior Warden-Elect
JJ Morgan, Treasurer
Andy Richardson, Chancellor
Susan Morgan, Secretary
 
Lori Blankenship
Wade Powell
Bob Hauge
Rich Taylor
Gerald Buchanan
Katie Friesenhahn
Robin VanMeter
Jenna Crabtree