The Rev. Dr. Nancy T. Hauser, D.Min.- Rector

Nancy Hauser grew up in the Diocese of Central New York.  She was baptized at Trinity Episcopal Church in Syracuse, New York.  Her family moved to Bakersfield, California where she was confirmed at All Saints Episcopal Church.  She and her husband, Ed, were married at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Chenango Bridge, New York.  Nancy and Ed have four grown children: Michael, (wife-Callie and son-Radko), Jeffrey (wife-Kirstyn and sons-Cole & Gavin and daughter Brooke), Caroline and Briana. 

Nancy graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia, with a BS in music and education and an MS in Psychological Foundations of Education.  Prior to attending seminary, she served in a number of teaching positions including, head teacher of a preschool, kindergarten and first grade classroom education, elementary, middle and high school music and as adjunct faculty in psychology at three community colleges in the SUNY system.  

She graduated from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia with an M.Div. She began working at Episcopal Church of the Advent in August of 2005.  She has worked in all areas of ministry and is especially focused on ministry development.  In May, she completed a DMin. at Episcopal Divinity School, in Cambridge, MA.  Her thesis topic is Incarnational Theology and the Spiritual Care of Persons Living with Dementia. 


Glory to God whose power, working in us, can do infinitely more than we could ask or imagine: Glory to him from generation to generation in the Church, and in Christ Jesus for ever and ever.  Amen. “ Ephesians 3:20,21


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