All Saints' Vestry

2020 Vestry

2020 Vestry

Senior Warden - Everis Fairchild
Junior Warden - Troy Lung
Clerk of the Vestry - Cheryl Cantrall
Communications - Kim Smith
Finance Chairman - Mike Strickland
Pastoral Care - Ed Garcia 
Information Technology/Basecamp Administrator - Chris Scott 
Outreach Committee - Eric Ammon
Christian Education - Ignacio Morrell
Safety Council - Dan Bridgeford
Worship - Stuart Dow
Family Ministries - Garrett Waldron

About Our Vestry

Eric Ammon

Eric Ammon

Eric, Patty, Katie and Ted moved from Winter Park to Lakeland in February of 2004. Eric is a lifelong Episcopalian, and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Eric has spent his entire adult life working in commercial real estate, and is presently a commercial broker here in Lakeland. Patty his wife of 27 years, is working in the IT department at Publix today as a Principal Engineer and has worked at Publix since 2001. Their daughter Katie is in the middle of her second year at Stetson College of Law, and their son Ted lives and works in Columbus, Ohio today. Eric has served in several minor supporting functions here at the Church, and is presently serving as the Chairman of the Outreach Committee. He served as Junior Warden in 2019. The family have been members of All Saints' Church since 2010.   

Dan Bridgeford

Dan Bridgeford

My wife Marlene and I have been active members of All Saints’ since 1995. We were married at All Saints’ in 1995. We are both retired. We have 3 children between us and 3 grandchildren. Marlene is a Florida native while I have been in Florida since 1974 and Lakeland since 1976. I come from a military family and am an Army veteran (1970-73). I am a cradle Episcopalian baptized in in Denver, Colorado (1950) and confirmed at St. Margret, Panama Canal Zone (1964).

Since coming to All Saints I have been involved with the Foreign missions (Honduras), Honduras Commission for the dioceses of Central Florida, Marlene and I played in the Hand Bell Choir and volunteered in the Church Thrift Store. This is my 3rd term on the vestry of All Saints’. I have been actively involved the adult Christian education programs as both a student and teacher since 1995. Dan serves on the Safety Council.

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Cheryl Cantrall

Cheryl was was born in Kentucky and raised in Lakeland. She is married to Matthew, who owns Century Signs, has two children and 8 grandchildren. She is a past Lay Eucharistic Visitor, Stephen's Minister, Sunday School and Children’s Church teacher, served on many councils and committees and was a member of the Vestry (2004 – 2006). Currently she is the Lay Eucharistic Minister Warden, Wedding Coordinator, Altar Guild member, Worship Council Leader, a Verger and has attended the Parish Academy since its inception. She is also the Membership Chairman of the 2,500 member Vergers Guild of the Episcopal Church. She is the Clerk of the Vestry.

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Stuart Dow

Stuart is a cradle Episcopalian. He was baptized at the Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota and served as an acolyte starting at the age of eight. In 1980 his family moved to Lakeland and they attended All Saints’ where he also served as an acolyte, attended New Beginnings and Happening weekends. Stuart attended his confirmation classes at All Saints’ and was confirmed at The Cathedral by Bishop Folwell.

Stuart married Wendy Dow in 1989. The Dows’ have three children, Makenzie and twin boys Jaret and Thomas. They were baptized at All Saints’, and Makenzie was confirmed at All Saints’. Stuart is a service technician at Jenkins Lincoln.

Stuart has served and continues to serve in many capacities at All Saints’: Steward, Vestry, Verger, Subdeacon, Chalice Bearer, Sacristan, Parish Academy classes, and Parent classes. He served as captain of a breakfast team, participates in the Walking and Running Club, and was part of the original shuttle ministry. He also keeps the golf cart running.

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Everis Fairchild

Everis Fairchild has been a member of All Saints’ since 2001. She has served as a steward, lector, and altar server. Everis was member of the Music Council and had a stint as the Summer Music Program Coordinator. She has also served on the Vestry and was Senior Warden in 2014 and 2019. Everis was commissioned as a Verger on All Saints’ Day 2015. In 2003, she became the Accounting Director of All Saints’. In 2004, Everis served as Interim Communications Director until July of that year when she became the Church Administrator. She held the Administrator position until 2010 when she decided to stay home with her children. Everis has been married to Ben, her high school sweetheart, since 2002 when they were married at All Saints’. Everis and Ben have two children: Ryan and Lindsey. Everis is currently the Senior Warden and Lector Warden of All Saints'.

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Dr. Ed Garcia

Ed was born and raised in Tampa and has lived in Lakeland since 2001. He and his wife, Meghan, have three teenage children. They have attended All Saints' Episcopal Church since 2013. Ed is a physician and practices pathology at Lakeland Regional Health Hospital and at MicroPath Laboratories, Inc. He enjoys keeping up with the kids’ extracirricular activities, traveling with family, and fishing, football, and hunting. Ed is very excited to be serving on the vestry for the first time.

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Troy Lung

Troy began attending All Saints’ in 2015 and was confirmed in the Episcopal Church in 2018. He grew up in Indiana but has spent most of his adult life in Polk County. He and his wife Ashlei have four children: Johnny, Adria, Reagan, and Noah. Troy’s career has been in law enforcement as well as conducting private-sector investigations.

He currently leads the All Saints safety team and also serves as a steward. Troy enjoys spending time traveling with his family, being involved in church activities, watching Chicago sports teams, and working on his Christmas light show. Troy serves as the Junior Warden.

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Igancio Morrell

My family and I have been attending All Saints' Church Lakeland since 2002. I grew up in Lakeland but lived and worked in Dallas for 16 years where I met my wife Kimberley. Kimberley is a native of Houston, Texas. We were married while in Dallas and were blessed with two lovely girls, Sophia and Isabel. Our family has been quite involved at All Saints' over the years. Sophia and Isabel were Acolytes, sang in children’s and youth choirs, were involved in Youth groups and worked as volunteers and staff in the church over the last sixteen years. I have served as a steward for 16 years, participated in Parish Academy since its inception, served as a lector for 5 years, served as a vestry member, and volunteered in various other ways. Presently, in addition to my duties on the Vestry, I serve as an on-call Steward, Lector, teacher in Parish Academy and adult Sunday school; and I participate in the Friday prayer service, Men’s Bible Study and Outreach activities.

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Chris Scott

Chris was born in Winter Haven, Florida and has been a member of All Saints' since 2009. He and his wife Aimee has been married for 11 years and have two children (Julia and Jack) who particpate in the children an youth programs. Chris studied computer engineering at Florida Institute of Technology. Chris was baptized into the Episcopal church in 2010 by Fr. Reid and confirmed in 2014 by Bishop Brewer at All Saints'. Chris has had a strong focus on computers and IT for the majority of his life, and currently works for an IT consulting group out of Oldsmar Florida. Chris is currently responsible for IT as well as administration of the basecamp collaboration system.

Kim Smith

Kim Smith

Kim was born in Wooster, OH and moved to Florida with her family when she was 15. She has attended All Saints for 20 years with her three children; Nicholas , Victoria and Sabrina de Rosa. She moved to Lakeland from Orlando in 2000 and then moved with her growing family to Seffner in 2005. She started working in radio news as a teenager in Titusville, FL. and graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Central Florida. Kim has worked in both radio and TV news for over 35 years.

She has worked as an Assignment Editor for Bay News 9 for 17 years, primarily on the morning show. She previously served on the vestry from 2010-2013. She was married for 23 years and divorced in 2014. Kim’s son Nicholas is currently pursuing a computer science degree at Hillsborough Community College. Her daughter Victoria is a spring 2020 graduate from Florida State University with a Biology degree. And her daughter Sabrina is a junior at Strawberry Crest HS International Baccalaureate program graduating in 2021. Kim enjoys cooking, reading and traveling and treasures her church family.

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Mike Strickland

Mike was born and raised in Lakeland and has been attending All Saints' Episcopal Church since 2009. He was baptized as a Episcopalian. Addionally, Mike was confirmed here at All Saints' and serves the church as a steward and the church Treasurer. He and his wife, Bevin, have been married for 17 years and have two children, William and Kiley. Mike is a State of Florida licensed General Contractor who serves on the DBPR Construction Industry Licensing Board and has for the last 4 years. He is the president/ owner of Strickland Construction, Inc. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, fishing, and playing tennis. Mike is honored to continue his service here at All Saints' Episcopal Church as a member of the Vestry.

Garrett Waldron 

Garrett Waldron

Garrett is a third-generation member of All Saints’. His grandmother, Barbara Combee, was the first of his family to attend. Garrett was baptized and confirmed here. He graduated from All Saints’ Academy and went on to attend Florida State University. Garrett met his wife Chelsea here at All Saints’, and they were married by Fr. Reid. They have two sons, Nolan and Eli. Garrett currently serves as a middle school youth leader and as a member of the Safety Team. He has lead groups during Community Outreach Days and also during Soul in the City, which is the summer youth mission week. He has also served as a narrator for the Christmas pageant for the past two years. Garrett serves as the Family Ministries liaison to the Vestry.

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