Rector: The Reverend Canon Tom Bradshaw
Father Tom was ordained a Deacon in the Episcopal Church USA in April 2002 before moving to the United Episcopal Church in North America in 2007. He was received as a Deacon in UECNA at St. Gabriel’s Anglican Church in Springdale, Arkansas, in July 2007.
He served as Deacon at St. Thomas Anglican Church in Mountain Home, Arkansas and in the mission outreach in Heber Springs until his ordination to the priesthood in October 2007. Father Tom completed the Masters of Ministry program through Veritas Theological Seminary in Heber Springs, Arkansas, in 2011.
He was instrumental in forming the community of St. Barnabas Anglican Church in Heber Springs, which was formally established in September 2007.
Father Tom has a degree in Business Administration and has completed graduate work in Health Care Administration. He currently also serves as Chaplain in the Arkansas Department of Correction.