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The Rev. Kathleen Crowe, Deacon

The Rev. Dcn. Kathleen A. Crowe

Chaplain, Canterbury Bridge Episcopal Campus Ministry

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The Rev. Kathleen Crowe is an ordained deacon of the Episcopal Church.  Ordained on September 8, 2007, she is trained in pastoral care, small group facilitation, and child advocacy.  Before her assignment as Episcopal Chaplain at SJSU, she facilitated a restorative justice program for the Juvenile Probation Department of Santa Clara County. Retiring from IBM after 33 years, Kathey ended her career as a Corporate Certified Information Systems Auditor leading audit teams worldwide.  Meeting others from different cultures and ethnicity has  helped to inform her ministry and commitment to the interfaith work she hopes to do at San Jose State.  Rev. Kathey is also the deacon at St. Andrew’s in Saratoga.

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A’Lester Allen

President, Canterbury Bridge Episcopal Campus Ministry

A’Lester Allen is a Master’s student studying Materials Engineering as SJSU. He expects to graduate in the Spring of 2015. As a new student to SJSU, A’Lester sought to grow his faith and became involved with Canterbury Bridge. He regularly attends Spark Church at Congregation Etz Chayim in Mountain View, CA. A’Lester’s interests vary from social justice topics such as education reform and human trafficking to cooking and playing Dance Central.


The Rev. Dcn. Michael W. Ridgway

Treasurer, Canterbury Bridge Episcopal Campus Ministry

The Rev. Michael W. Ridgway was raised in the South Bay Area. He graduated from Sacramento State University with a B.S. in Business Administration.

He was employed at San Jose State University as an Analyst/Programmer. He serves on staff at St. Thomas, Sunnyvale. Deacon Michael has experience in ministry to the homeless and to the incarcerated, serving in positions of volunteer chaplaincy with the Community Homeless Alliance Ministry (C.H.A.M.) as well as with Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy (CIC) Ministries. He has also served on the diocesan board for Higher Education.

He is enrolled at SJSU pursuing a Masters of Counselor Education and will graduate December ’13.  Upon graduation, he will pursue LPCC certification with a focus on career counseling for individuals and groups with barriers to employment.


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