Rev. Dr. Hugh Brown
Hugh Brown came to All Saints’ Church as rector in May 2007. He has been active in parish church and social justice ministries, having served parishes in Virginia, Ohio, and the Washington, D.C. area. In Washington, he served as associate rector at St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square and as Development Director for Sojourners. He worked in Sojourners’ initial organization of Call To, a network of churches and other faith-based organizations working to promote anti-poverty efforts as a priority for national public policy.
Rev. Dr. Elly Sparks Brown
Elly Sparks Brown is the former rector of historic Trinity Parish in Southern Maryland, the Diocese of Washington, D.C. Elly has also taught in the Literature Department of The American University in D.C. and the honors program at The University of Maryland, College Park, MD. In 1991, she earned an interdisciplinary Doctor of Ministry degree in theology, literature and visual art at Wesley Theological Seminary in D.C.
Rev. Canon Joan E. Fleming
Born and educated in England, Joan came initially to Princeton in 1961, engaged to John V. Fleming, with whom she has now racked up 54 years of married life. At first resistant to the idea of women priests, she nevertheless felt drawn to enter seminary in the mid-70s, and by the time of graduation in 1979 had begun to entertain thoughts of entering the priesthood—only to have to give priority instead to the unexpected arrival of a third child. By 1986, however, she was ordained deacon and entered parish ministry.
Rev. Joy Kulvicki
As the daughter of a Lutheran Home Mission Pastor, Pastor Kulvicki’s faith walk has been and will always be a creative adventure. After graduating from Princeton Seminary, she served as the Hospice Chaplain for Princeton Hospital which was a formational and deep growing experience in ministry for 7 years. She then became an Intentional Interim serving 7 churches in the Reformed Church and the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA). She found this ministry to be both exciting and challenging.
Rev. Canon Jack Belmont
Jack Belmont, a lifelong Episcopalian, was born and raised in Ewing Township, New Jersey. He graduated from Rider University in 1968 with a B.A. in Secondary Ed., and from the Philadelphia Divinity School with an M.Div. in 1971. He was ordained to the Priesthood in October of 1971 at Trinity Cathedral, Trenton. He received the degree of Master of Sacred Theology from New York Theological Seminary in 1981 with a specialty in Pastoral Counseling. He served at St. Andrew’s, Camden and St. Luke’s, Gladstone prior to being called as Rector of St. Matthew’s, Pennington in 1976, where he served for 37 years until his retirement in June of 2013.
Rev. Dr. Karl F. Morrison
Karl Morrison entered the priesthood during a career as a scholar-teacher and has continued to serve in a bi-vocational ministry. While appointed as Lessing Professor of History and Poetics at Rutgers-New Brunswick, and a parishioner at All Saints’, he began discussions about ordained ministry These led to his ordination as deacon in the Diocese of New Jersey, first as deacon (1998) and a year later as priest. Since ordination, he has served as curate at Christ Church, New Brunswick, priest-in-charge at St. Michael’s Chapel, Rutgers (New Brunswick-Piscataway), priest associate of All Saints’ Sisters of the Poor in Oxford, England, and priest associate at All Saints’.
Organist & Director of Music
Kevin J. O’Malia holds Bachelor’s Degree Master’s degrees, with honors, from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. His concentrations of study were in organ, choral conducting and church music history. Mr. O’Malia is also extremely active as an instructor, as an adjunct professor at several colleges, and as frequent clinician for the American Guild of Organists and the Royal School of Church Music in America.
Sarah Nickelson, a lifelong Princetonian, comes from a diverse background of management and non-profit building experience. Sarah studied Political Science and Philosophy at Rutgers University where she had the opportunity to build NGOs abroad. Her aspirations to work in business management led her to exciting and fast-paced positions in the restaurant industry for 17 years. Sarah happily returned home to All Saints Church, where she had performed in youth choirs from the age of 8, to fulfill her call to work in non-profit administration. In addition to her varied responsibilities for the management and administration of all things All Saints, she is a soprano in the All Saints Choir and is an avid student and teacher of Yoga.
Rev. Maddy Patterson
Director of Children & Youth Ministries
The Reverend Maddy Patterson, ordained 3 years ago in the Reformed Church in America, has been a member of ASC since 1976. She earned a MBA from Rutgers Newark and worked as an accountant for 40 years before turning to the ministry. Maddy and Roland together have 4 grown children and live in Cranbury, NJ. Their great passion is youth ministry, at which they have been working for 17 years, both as youth leaders and as teachers. Their other enthusiasms are for choir and for drama ministry, bringing the stories to life to make them accessible.
Brian Kirby was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey and graduated from Trenton Central High School. He is gifted in writing songs and poetry and has written several for All Saints’ Church including, "16 All Saints Road," "Early Morning Service," and "He's Pastor Hugh E. Brown." He also enjoys playing the acoustic guitar. Several years ago, he started doing odd jobs for All Saints’ and was later hired as the Sexton. As Sexton, he cares for the cleanliness of the buildings and grounds and is always willing to help out wherever else he is needed!
Director of Music, Emeritus
Lois Laverty has enjoyed a triple musical career as singer, college professor and church musician. As a lyric soprano she has performed at home and abroad in opera, oratorio, concert, recital and church. Her teaching career spanned 34 years at Michigan State University and at Westminster Choir College, her alma mater. She has led music in churches in Richmond VA, East Lansing MI, Vienna, Austria; and lastly for 19 years at All Saints’, Princeton, retiring in 1998.