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About the Foundation 

As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming exists to assist the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Church in Wyoming. We strive to support and inspire our congregations as we share in God’s work of ministry and outreach by raising, managing, and distributing financial resources. 

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Our Staff

Katie Parrish

Katie Parrish

Executive Director for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

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Kira Bachus

Grants Administrative Assistant for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

Jessica Reynolds

Jessica Reynolds

Canon for Finance for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

Genie Osburn

Genie Osburn

Communications Manager

for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

News Updates from the Foundation

Quarter 1, 2024

In the first quarter of 2024, the Foundation has supported some wonderful examples of how churches and ministries in our Diocese are living into the call to make our communities better. 

Quarter 4, 2023

The season of Advent and waiting may be upon us, but our churches have not put a pause on living out their mission of serving and spreading love in their communities.

Quarter 3, 2023

I embarked on a journey of discovering how other Dioceses and Foundations are utilizing their resources to make a difference in the world. I met with Episcopal, Christian, and non-religious organizations and walked away with great excitement about what’s possible. 

Quarter 2, 2023

I have been drawn toward the importance of words. Be it many words we string together to say something beautiful, the clarity that one word can give to something difficult we must say, or a sweet adjective that brings a smile to our face. The words we use - and don’t use - matter. 

Our Board of Directors

Chaired by the President of the Standing Committee, The Rev. Megan Nickles, who serves as President, our Board of Directors consists of twelve volunteer members of various backgrounds and expertise who represent our churches throughout the state. These directors are assigned or elected by Diocesan Council, Annual Convention, Foundation Board, or appointed by the Bishop. 

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Ruth Morton

Secretary
Development Committee Chair

St. Peter's Church, Sheridan

2021-2024

Dr. Sandy Caldwell

Investment Committee Chair

Holy Communion, Rock Springs

2022-2025

Rev. Dr. Bernadine Craft

Vice President

Nominating Committee Chair

Holy Communion, Rock Springs

2023-2026

Kim McAtee

Treasurer

St. Mark's Church, Casper

2021-2024
 

Shirley Wildman

St. Alban's Church, Worland

2022-2025

Rev. Jami Anderson

Thermopolis

2023-2026

Vacant Position

2021-2024
 

Steve Nickles

TAC Liaison

St. John's Church, Powell

2022-2025

Rev. Stephanie Aaron Ludwig

St. Paul's, Evanston

2023-2026

Gary Hartman

Grants Committee Chair

St. Christopher's Church, Cheyenne

2021-2024
 

Shalini Forbis, MD

Lay Chaplain

Trinity Church, Lander

2022-2025

Taimi Kuiva

St. Matthew's Cathedral, Laramie

2023-2026

 

Our History

The Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

was established in 1988 as a 501c3 charitable organization, supporting the ministries of the Episcopal Church in Wyoming. Since our inception, we have given over $33 million in ministry and charitable grants throughout the state and beyond. 

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123 S. Durbin St.

Casper, WY 82601, USA

+1 (307) 265-5200

© Episcopal Church in  Wyoming, 2021

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