Clergy and Staff

The Right Reverend Chandler (Chad) Holder Jones, SSC.

The Most Reverend Chandler (Chad) Holder Jones, SSC

Bishop Chandler Holder Jones

The Most Reverend Chandler (Chad) Holder Jones, SSC

The Most Reverend Chandler Holder Jones SSC is Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the Eastern United States and Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Province of America.

A native of Surry County, North Carolina, and a graduate of Emory and Henry College (BA) and Duke University Divinity School (MDiv), with graduate studies at Dominican House of Studies, Washington, DC, he has been priested for twenty-five years and has served congregations in Virginia, Maryland, Florida, and Georgia. He has also studied English literature at Exeter College, University of Oxford, England and Anglican history at the King’s School, Canterbury Cathedral. A convert to the Continuing Anglican Church movement, he has been a Continuing Anglo-Catholic for over thirty years. He was consecrated to the Episcopate as Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese in 2010 and was elected Bishop Coadjutor in 2019. He will become Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese in July 2021. He has been married for twenty-one years to Megan Baskwill Jones - together they have four children.

Father Robert Bader

The Reverend Canon Robert Bader, SSC
Assisting Priest

Father Bader has been Assisting Priest at St Barnabas Church since October 2015. He previously served as Rector of the Church of the Advent in Greenwich, Connecticut for 28 years. Father Bader was born in California and raised in Germany and Venezuela.

He is the son of St Barnabas parishioners John and Elsie Bader. Father Bader received his Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and his Master’s degree from the Yale Divinity School. He also studied at Nashotah House Seminary.

Father Bader is a member of the priestly Society of the Holy Cross and is a Canon of the Cathedral Church of the Epiphany in Columbia, South Carolina.

The Reverend Canon Robert Bader, SSC, Priest at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Atlanta Georgia

The Reverend Canon Robert Bader, SSC

The Reverend Creighton C. McElveen, Priest at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Atlanta Georgia

The Reverend Father Creighton C. McElveen

Father Creighton McElveen

The Reverend Creighton C. McElveen

Fr. Creighton C. McElveen is Curate here at St Barnabas Anglican Church. He holds a B.A. in Intellectual History from Kennesaw State University, an M.A. in Theology, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Theology from St. Joseph’s College. Fr. Creighton grew up internationally (Australia, Germany and the United States) and has been serving St. Barnabas as Curate since August 2020. Fr. Creighton is married to Margaret Ann, a Labour and Delivery Nurse (and soon to be Nurse-Midwife), they have a beautiful Australian Shepherd named Alba. Fr. is also a trustee of the Society of King Charles the Martyr, a regular co-host on the Sacramentalists Podcast, and has published recent articles on both Conciliar Post and Earth & Altar. Fr. Creighton is passionate about Christian education, catechesis, and building an active parish community.

Dr. John Marsh

Dr. John Marsh
Organist & Choirmaster


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John Marsh began his musical training studying piano with his aunt, Rosa Weikel. He earned the Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University, and the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Rice University. 

A Texas resident for 30 years, Dr. Marsh previously served for nineteen years as Organist & Choirmaster at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, currently the largest Episcopal church in the U.S. During his tenure as chair of the Church Music Commission of the Diocese of Texas, a Children's Choir Camp and the LPM program (The Leadership Program for Musicians - a continuing education program targeting church musicians and worship leaders) were begun.  He led planning and music for The Right Rev. Claude E. Payne’s Enthronement as Bishop of Texas in 1993, and The Right Rev. Leopoldo Alard as Bishop Suffragan in 1995. Dr. Marsh is a member of the Bailey School of Music faculty at Kennesaw State University.

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The Reverend Mr. Bill Wall, Deacon St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Atlanta Georgia

The Reverend Mr. Bill Wall, Deacon

Deacon Bill Wall

The Reverend Mr. Bill Wall

Bill Wall is from a small town in Texas.  He joined the Navy after high school and was trained in aircraft navigation and communication systems.  For the next 50 years, he worked on corporate and commercial airplanes and helicopters moving from Texas to Florida to North Carolina and eventually to Atlanta.  It was in North Carolina, at St. John’s Anglican Church in Greensboro, that he felt a calling to serve the Lord.  He was ordained a permanent Deacon on February 29, 2020 here at St. Barnabas.

In 2018, after the death of his wife Cinda in 2016, he and Charlene Ponder began visiting during coffee hour between the two Masses and were married on January 12, 2019. 

Mr. Alex Marlowe

Mr. Alex Marlowe

Seminarian & Postulant for Holy Orders

Alex Marlowe is the son of a pastor and grew up primarily in Quebec, Canada and Senegal, West Africa where his parents were missionaries. He has lived in the Atlanta area since 2003. He is a graduate of Shorter University, where he studied theatre, and currently attends Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta as he studies for the priesthood. He and his wife Olivia discovered the Anglican tradition in 2015 and began attending St Barnabas in 2016. They have two children, Sally and Jeffrey.

Mr. Alex Marlowe, Seminaria & Postulant for Holy Orders at St. Barnabas Anglican Church Atlanta Georgia

Mr. Alex Marlowe, Seminarian & Postulant for Holy Orders

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