The Right Rev. Eric Vawter Menees
Bishop of San Joaquin
Bishop Menees is the Fifth Bishop of the Diocese of San Joaquin
The Very Rev. Carlos Raines
Dean of Saint James’ Cathedral
The Very Rev. Carlos Raines graduated from Trinity College, University of Toronto. He was ordained in the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon and served as Vicar of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Florence, Oregon and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Gardiner, Oregon. Since coming to St. James Cathedral in 1998, Dean Raines is re-vitalizing the Cathedral congregation through the introduction of solid discipleship programs, healing ministry and outreach to the local community and abroad through missionary and service work. Dean Raines is married to Carol Raines and they have four grown children.
The Rev. Dale E. Matson
Fr Dale is the chief contributor to the official blog for the Diocese of San Joaquin (Soundings), and former Vocations Officer for the Diocese.
Deacon Melinda Barrow
Director of ”Least of These” Ministries
Least of These Ministries feeds, clothes and shares the Gospel with homeless and local residents two days each week in response to Jesus’ words in Matthew 25:35-40 [ESV]
Deacon Anna Hearn
Deacon Anna teaches at Central Valley Christian Academy and serves each week at the Least of These dinners.