The Reverend Brian Garrison

Brian graduated from the University of Florida in 1996 and served as a youth minister in the Central Florida area for 8 years.  He attended Asbury Seminary, Orlando and received his M-Div from The Nashotah House, Wisconsin.  He was ordained in 2005 in the Diocese of Central Florida by the Right Reverend John W. Howe and transferred to the ACNA in 2023. 

Brian and his family have been at Good Samaritan since that time.  Brian is married to Susan and are blessed to have four wonderful children Riley, Ezra, Isaac, and Madison.   As a family they enjoy boating, going to the beach, fishing, and just spending time together. 

My passion for ministry is to see the transforming power of Jesus touch people lives, make them whole, and lead them into the fullness of God’s design and desire for them. When we, the Church, do this together the world sees Jesus and experiences His invitation to know Him and grown in love with Him.

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” Romans 12:1-2

The Reverend Steve Edwards

We are bound together in the love of Christ, to be his body, and to proclaim his love and redemption for all people, made in his image, to his glory.  In the grace of God, I am called to minister from the gift of His Love, Peace, Reconciliation and Healing; and to reveal the nature of Jesus. I am a descendant from Mennonite (immigrants from Switzerland) and Methodist/Episcopal traditions; and now blessed to serve the Lord, our Savior, as a Deacon in the holy, catholic and apostolic Church, as nurtured in the ACNA. I am husband to Pattie, father to Stephanie and Justin and Grandpa to River and Parker. I fulfilled my ministry studies through the Holy Trinity Theological College and Seminary; and was ordained as Deacon, May 17, 2008, by Bishop Rich Lipka (Missionary Diocese of All Saints). I enjoy the blessing and license from Bishop Alex Farmer to serve here with you in our diocese of the Gulf Atlantic. May the peace of God be with you.

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