I write to announce the transition of The Rev’d Jenny Owen, Associate to the Rector, from her ministry at Christ Church Greenwich. Jenny has been called back to her home Diocese in New York. She will be serving as the Rector of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Croton-on-Hudson. Jenny joined Christ Church Greenwich as our Curate and Youth Minister in 2012.
During her time with us she has coordinated our worship teams, taught Confirmation Class and Bible Studies, led a moms group with Christ Church Nursery School, a Faith & Film Series, and provided pastoral support and guidance to our Outreach and Pastoral Care teams.
Jenny offers this: “I cannot begin to express my gratitude to God and the people of Christ Church who called me to serve here for the last six years. This is where I began my marriage, my family, and my priestly ministry. Christ Church has demonstrated to me time and again what it means to be the Body of Christ here in this place and in the world. Ministering in this community has been a blessing and I will miss the people that I have grown to love and care for so much. As you all prepare to enter into a new time of transition welcoming your new rector, you remain in my prayers as you flourish and grow in mutual ministry as disciples of Christ.”
Jenny’s last Sunday with us will be November 25th, and there will be an opportunity to celebrate and give thanks for her ministry before she leaves. We commend Jenny, Sam, and their children, Martin and Andrew, to this new beginning with thanksgiving for their dedication. We offer great affection for them and great blessing for their next phase of life and ministry.
May God bless her always.
The Rev’d John H. Branson