St. Luke's

Episcopal Church

Serving Stephenville TX, Tarleton State University, Erath County, & the Cross Timbers

 (254) 968-6949

595 N. McIlhaney St.

Stephenville, Texas 76401

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Leadership

Rev. Bradley Callaway Dyche

The Rev. Bradley C. Dyche was elected as Rector of St. Luke’s in early 2018 and officially began his role on Easter Day. Father Bradley originally hails from Enid, Oklahoma and his family’s wheat and cattle farm near there. Father Brad is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He then attained a Master of Divinity from the General Theological Seminary in New York City. He was a senior in seminary on 9/11 and actively worked at Ground Zero as a chaplain. He then served in the Diocese of New York for 16 years, his last call serving as Rector at St. Augustine’s Church, Croton on Hudson, NY. In all, he has been inspired by the vision of former Presiding Bishop The Most Rev. Edmond Browning who declared that in this Church, “There will be no outcasts.” 

Father Bradley is father to Sheridan and husband to Frank De Jesus. Father Bradley enjoys cooking, hiking, kayaking, gardening and reading. He finds purpose in working with youth, in campus ministry, in education, and through pastoral care. Father Brad also has great theological interest in the works of Rene Girard concerning Mimetic Anthropology. He has served as President of Theology and Peace, a group dedicated to this theological work and asking how and why humans scapegoat others and how that relates to our concepts of God and Jesus. 
 

Deacon Dana Wilson

After completing four years of Deacon Formation in the Diocese of Oklahoma, Dana was ordained deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma in July of 1989. She has served as deacon at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, Tuscaloosa, in the Diocese of Alabama, Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Spring, in the Diocese of Texas, St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Shamrock, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Midland, and St. John’s Episcopal Church, Odessa, all in the Diocese of Northwest Texas.  She also served as the Archdeacon in the Diocese of Northwest Texas from 1999 through 2006.  Before coming to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Dana served as deacon for the Episcopal Church in Parker County from January of 2009 through May of 2013.

She is a graduate of the Education for Ministry (EfM) Program, administered by the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. and has been mentoring EfM groups since 1986. EfM is an extension course in biblical/theological education for adults. Dana currently mentors an EfM group at St. Luke’s – Stephenville.

Her ministry pursuits over the years include facilitating a ministry to persons with HIV/AIDS through a local nonprofit organization, hospice chaplaincy, food pantries, Kairos (a three day retreat inside a women’s prison for the incarcerated). Dana has also worked with the families of those in prison through Kairos Outside (a three day retreat for women who have a loved one in prison). She directed a summer camp for under-privileged children for many years. Along with others she was instrumental in starting a summer camp for children in the Diocese of Northwest Texas who have an incarcerated parent. In addition to prison ministry, Dana has ministered to and with the elderly.

Dana received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Eastern New Mexico University in 1974. She recently (May 2012) received a Master of Arts in Women’s Studies from Texas Woman’s University where she focused her research on women and religion.  She has been married to Gary Wilson for 42 years and they have three grown children and 9 grandchildren. 

TERRI BINKLEY

Terri Binkley is the Parish Administrator at St. Luke's. Terri is married to Kevin, and they are parents to Hannah and John. Terri joined the staff in June 2012. Email Terri at stlukesstephenville@gmail.com.

VESTRY:

Term Ending 2020 – Mary Ferguson & Milam Hefner 
Term Ending 2021 – RoseAnn Kincannon & Suzanne Meyers
Term Ending 2022 – Marion Cole & Dylan Dowell

ADDITIONAL LAY LEADERS:

Marion Cole – Altar Guild Directress

Duncan McMahan – Organist and Choirmaster

Milam Hefner – Verger

Karen Aho, Milam Hefner– St. Luke's Episcopal Campus Ministry (on-campus organization)