Mother Jean, Assistant Priest
The Rev. Jean Campbell grew up in the Episcopal Church and has spent her adult life working in the church. From 1974 to 2009 she was a member of the Order of St. Helena, a religious community in the Episcopal Church. As a lay woman she served as a teacher, leader of retreats, spiritual director, and as a consultant in liturgical spirituality. She has been active in the national church serving for many years on the Standing Liturgical Commission, the International Anglican Liturgical Consultation, and as a member of the Council of Associated Parishes. Mother Jean was ordained to the priesthood in 1990 and has served as a member of a cluster ministry in Newburgh, NY; St. Mark’s Chelsea, NY as a part-time priest; Zion, Wappingers Falls, NY as a Youth minister; and for the past ten years she served as Rector of Trinity Church, Fishkill, NY. She retired in July 2015 and moved to Rio Rancho in August 2015. She holds a MA in theology from the University of Notre Dame, and a DD from Seabury Theological Seminary. She has also studied at the General Theological Seminary in NYC.