The Rev. Dennis Bingham (he/him)Deacon
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You can call me Deacon Dennis
Dennis was first ordained into the Order of Deacons in June 2002, at the Roman Catholic Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. In early 2012, Dennis began his journey to the Episcopal Church, serving in a lay capacity. When Dennis retired from his position at US Postal Service Headquarters, he returned to his home in Wayne, PA. Then, in 2017, he began his formation for the Episcopal Church diaconate and in 2019, Dennis was received as Deacon in the Episcopal Church at the Philadelphia Cathedral.
Deacon Dennis's current ministry at CCRP includes helping in outreach, partnering with the Ridley Park Methodist Church food pantry, and seeking ways we can better help the needy from the area. He is thankful for the generosity of our parish, and the outreach already set up here and knows there is always room for growth.
Deacon Dennis has been married to his wife Noel for 43 years. The couple have 3 daughters, 4 grandsons, and 3 granddaughters. A high point in the couple’s lives is visiting with their family in Washington, DC, and San Antonio, TX. Dennis and Noel enjoy good films and TV shows. They are busy taking care of their 5 cats (2 indoor, 3 outdoor).
Nicholas D’Amato (he/him)Parish Administrator
You can call me Nick.
Nick is a lifelong resident of Delaware County. He was raised Catholic, and he is a graduate of Saint George Parish School in Glenolden, Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, and Villanova University in Radnor. Nick owns 2 Martial Arts Studios named Pal Che Tang Soo Do, Inc. with locations in Glenolden and Brookhaven. He has been training in Karate since he was 7-years-old. For the past 11 years, Nick was a Mortgage Loan Processor at Santander Bank, N.A.. He also has experience working in the fields of Sales, Customer Service, Marketing, and Accounting. Nick’s hobbies include traveling (44 of 50 States so far) studying foreign languages (mainly French and Italian) on Duolingo, following American Politics, and Coin Collecting.
Josh Miller (he/they)Choirmaster & Organist
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You can call me Josh.
For the past decade, Josh has worked as an opera stage director at many of our country's leading opera companies. They recently moved to Philadelphia to serve as the Dean of Students at the Academy of Vocal Arts. Located in Rittenhouse Square and founded in 1934, AVA trains two dozen of the world’s most promising opera solo artists, ranging in age from 24 to 30 years old, across a four-year tuition-free performance degree.
Josh completed his doctoral studies at the University of Texas at Austin, a master's degree from Ohio State University and their undergrad at Marshall University, located in his home state of West Virginia. Aside from music, they love cooking & baking, traveling, taking in stand-up comedy and snuggling with his two spoiled pugs, Charlie and Charlotte.
Mackenzie Alexander (she/her)Director of Communications
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You can call me Mackenzie
Mackenzie graduated from United Lutheran Seminary with a Master’s in Public Leadership, where she was also able to take courses with Temple University’s Graduate School of Social Work during her studies. Her experience working in the education system (NJ & Philly) and living abroad in South Africa led her to seminary and eventually to positions in Youth Ministry. Currently she is focusing on Communications.
Happiest outside, Mackenzie loves hiking and reading in her hammock. She resides in New Jersey with her wife, two spoiled cats (Pickles and Luna Lou), and spending more time visiting family in Guatemala. You can find her experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen or crafting in her downtime.
Christ Church Vestry:
Sharon Cotter (Rector's Warden)
Nicole Bowden (Finance Warden)