Meet the Staff

The Rev. Angela M. Cortiñas, Rector

The Rev. Angela Cortiñas came to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, College Station in August of 2017.  Prior to being called as Rector she served 5 years at St. Gregory's, a large program sized church in downtown Boca Raton, Florida where she served as Assistant Rector with increasing responsibilities in those 5 years. She served as interim Rector for 4 months while the Rector was on sabbatical in the summer of 2016. Before that she served at All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale for two years.  She is a native Floridian growing up in Miami, FL, of Cuban immigrants.  She comes from a large family of eight children.

 

She received her Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies from Florida International University and received a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of Memphis.  She attended The Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX where she received her Masters in Divinity Degree in 2010.

 

Prior to seminary she worked for over ten years as a computer consultant and later a Senior Manager in Information Systems for the Johnson and Johnson family of companies. While there she managed and worked in many different management roles and capabilities.  She is also a mother to teenage daughter, Victoria.

The Rev. Dr. Rebecca B. Watts, Curate

Becky Watts graduated with her M.Div. in 2019 from the Seminary of the Southwest. She was ordained to the priesthood in August at St. Thomas’.
 
Born and raised in Florida, she went on to attend Stetson University for her BA in English, Clemson University for her MA in English, and Texas A&M for her PhD in Communication, specializing in rhetoric and public affairs.
 
Prior to seminary, Becky was associate professor of Communication and Media Studies at Stetson University in Florida. She taught many communication and interdisciplinary courses, and mentored undergraduate students as an academic advisor, summer research grant supervisor, and senior thesis director. The primary focus of her research is the intersection of rhetoric and public memory with race and southern identity. Before her career as a professor, she did editorial work for campus and local newspapers, a magazine, and academic journals in communication.
 
While at the Seminary of the Southwest, she gained practical ministry experience through a chaplaincy internship at Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, and field education at the University of Texas Episcopal Student Center. She completed her Ministry across Cultures field experience in the Diocese of London (Church of England), focusing on how churches there connect with their communities. She is excited to return to Bryan-College Station and to be a part of the St. Thomas' community.

Deacon Charlotte Love

As Vocational Deacon, Charlotte serves St. Thomas/College Station and St. Philip’s/Hearne where she is actively involved in her mission of taking the church into the community and serves on many local boards and advisory committees.


Born in Silsbee, TX, she grew up in Moore, OK, and was married to Lee Love for 50 years until his sudden death in 2012.  She has three children and three grandchildren. After the death of her husband, she moved to College Station, TX to be near her family. She was confirmed at St. Thomas Episcopal Church March 2015 and ordained as a vocational deacon in June 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral, Houston, TX. 


Charlotte has a BS in Nursing and master’s in Public Health. She was co-founder of Missions for Central America and facilitated medical mission trips twice a year throughout the 1980’s. She helped develop a clinic for the homeless in Oklahoma City and was later clinic coordinator for Southeast Area Health Center, a clinic that provided health care for low income individuals. She spent 30 years in community health nursing and taught at Northeast Texas Community College for 10 years. She is a certified disaster chaplain and has been deployed to numerous disaster areas since 2013. 

Aneya Elbert, Ministries Coordinator

Aneya's roles include Christian Formation and Communications.  Aneya is a Spiritual Director and facilitates Spirituality Retreats for groups.  

Conrad Fackler, Early Childhood Care Coordinator

Conrad Fackler has served St. Thomas since the late 1980s. First, as an Early Childhood Caregiver, then moved into the role as Early Childhood Care Coordinator.  Conrad also supports the St. Thomas Early Learning Center for their special events by providing care for children.  

Conrad is married to her husband, David, and together they have raised four children at St. Thomas.

Jimmy Fackler, Youth Minister

Information forthcoming

Bonnie Harris-Reynolds, Director of Music

A classically trained organist & harpsichordist, Bonnie has performed with the Brazos Valley Symphony & Chorale, is active in the local Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, & serves on the Music Commission of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas

Kammy Jaques, Parish Administrator

Kammy Jaques has served St. Thomas since 1999, first as a financial administrator and now as Parish Administrator. Kammy takes care of all aspects of parish business & keeps operations running smoothly. 

Elsie Reina, Sexton

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