Deacon Dan was a founding members of St Peter’s: at that time a lay leader. He served nearly 30 years in the USAF, mostly as a nuclear missile officer. He then worked for 15 years as an environmental consultant in the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. During those years, Dan served in many church roles (Chorister, Lay Reader, Lay Eucharistic Minister, Cursillo Organizer, Marriage Encounter Leader, Warden, Diocesan Council Member, House of Bishops Representative, etc.) in many different places (SD, WY, CA, NE, VA, Belgium, AL and Italy).
Dan completed the four year Education for Ministry program offered by the University of the South at Sewanee; following additional discernment/preparation, he was ordained Deacon by Bishop David Anderson under the authority of the Convocation of Anglicans in North America.
Dan’s ministry now includes supporting a variety of programs at St Peter’s; as well as serving as an associate chaplain at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, mentoring and participating in the “No Veteran Dies Alone” program at the local Veteran’s Administration Hospital, and a chaplaincy program for the Cheyenne Police Department.