Meet Our Team
The late Bishop Stephen Strawn passed into eternal life on April 29th, 2021. He previously served as the Dean at St. John's Cathedral and the Diocesan Bishop for the Diocese of the Missouri Valley. Bishop Strawn, who served and led the parish and diocese through many challenging times, was from Dallas, Texas, and graduated from the Anglican School of Theology. He is survived by his widow, Annette Strawn; their four children; and six grandchildren.
Rev Dr. Patrick Fodor is a native of Buffalo, New York. He is married to Crista Fodor, and together they have three children. He serves as Canon to the Ordinary. Dr. Fodor earned a B. A. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, an M. Div. from Brock University: Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, an M.A. from the University of Balamand’s St. John of Damascus School of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon), and studied at Logos House of Theological Studies in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. His doctorate is from Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He teaches as a full-time tenured professor of Humanities (Religion and Philosophy) at John Wood Community College.
Deacon Charles Akright has been an educator through Quincy Public Schools for 35 years. He served in the armed forces for 23 years, three of which he spent in Germany. He has served at St. John's Cathedral for ten years. Deacon Charles is married to Sharon Akright. Together they have three daughters and six grandchildren.
Mr. Gary Blickhan is St. John's residing organist. Blickhan is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he studied accounting. Blickhan is a CPA at Gray Hunter Stenn in Quincy. He enjoys playing chess and international travel.