Staff Directory

All staff may be reached at the Diocesan Office phone number, (785) 235-9255 or (800) 473-3563, unless otherwise noted.

The Rt. Rev Cathleen Bascom Bishop
The Rev. Canon Patrick Funston Canon to the Ordinary (785) 706-1223
  • Ordination process
  • COVID guidance
  • Canonical questions
  • Task Force oversight
The Rev. Canon Lisa Senuta Canon for Spiritual Life and Clergy Care (913) 488-2733
  • Spiritual direction
  • Spiritual retreats and workshops
  • Care of clergy
Jay Currie Comptroller
  • Financial matters, including apportionments and audits
  • Parochial reports
  • Insurance (health and property)
  • Reimbursement
Michael Funston Executive Assistant to the Bishop
  • Bishop’s schedule
  • Diocesan Ordination Officer
  • Safeguarding God’s Children and People online training
  • Background checks for volunteers
Michele Moss Director of Operations
  • Diocesan Convention
  • Commission on Ministry
  • Diocesan facilities, including Upton Hall Conference Center
  • Lay ministry licensing
  • Registrar records (baptism, confirmation, ordination dates)
  • Supply clergy information
The Rev. Jennifer Allen Diocesan Missioner (913) 620-7773
  • Bethany House and Garden
  • Land-use planning / Creation Care
  • Kansas2Kenya
  • Episcopal Asset map
The Rev. Karen Schlabach Youth, Campus, and Digital Missioner (913) 708-5927
  • Youth & Campus programs and events, including MegaCamp
  • Diocesan websites
  • DioLog bi-weekly newsletter
  • Consulting and training for youth & campus ministries and websites and social media
Chad Senuta Director of Young Adult and Communication Ministries (913) 620-0007
  • Canterbury Houses
  • Campus Ministry Parish Partner Grants
  • The Harvest
  • Consulting and training for youth & campus ministries
  • New young adult ministries in Topeka and Wichita
The Rev. Canon Gar Demo Canon for Congregational Mission (part-time) (913) 904-9257
  • Provides training and leadership resources for congregations
  • Available for mission/parish development consultation or visioning work
  • Special projects as assigned by the Bishop
Debbie Kremers Missioner for Transitions (part-time) (816) 719-0132
  • Assisting parishes with the clergy search process
  • Recruiting and screening clergy applications
  • Writing and negotiating clergy Letters of Agreement
The Rev. Canon George Wiley Canon Pastor (part-time) (785) 813-3149
  • Chaplain for retired clergy and surviving spouses
The Rev. Mary Donovan Priest for Campus Ministry (part-time)
Will Chaney Campus Ministry Program Assistant (part-time) (205) 913-1189

Canterbury House of Lawrence

Anastasia Cunningham Youth & Campus Ministry Program Assistant (920) 267-0652

Canterbury House at K-State

Deacon Carl Edwards Deacon Intern for Bethany House & Garden (part-time)
Greg Bennet Sexton (part-time)

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