Our Rector: The Very Rev. Denis C. Brunelle began ministering at St. Luke's in June of 2009. He was ordained on June 17, 1978 as a Roman Catholic Priest and received as an Episcopal Priest on May 26, 1992. From 1998 until 2006 he served as the rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Bay Shore, NY. He then served as Director of the Mercer School of Theology until 2009. Denis is the oldest of five growing up in Manchester, NH. Our rector served in various capacities and ministries in the Diocese including head of the Diocesan Liturgy and Church Music Commission (1999-2006), served on the Diocesan Commission of Ministry (1999 - 2004). He was appointed Dean of the Peconic Deanery by Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano in 2015.
Fr. Brunelle also studied Theatre & Speech at San Diego State University earning an M. A. in 1987, and post graduate studies in Medieval Theatre History at the University of Illinois 1989-1991.
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Our Curate: Fr. Joseph L. Cundiff begins his ministry at St. Luke's in September 2021. A child of a multicultural household, Joseph was raised in Indiana and Alabama. Fr. Joseph earned his Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School and his Diploma in Anglican Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. While at Yale, Joseph played an active role in developing communities for seminarians of color within Berkeley, Yale, and The Episcopal Church, as well as communities for multi-ethnic students at YDS. His undergraduate studies were completed at The University of Alabama, earning his Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature with International Honors.
Joseph has previously worked as an English teacher in Korea and as a paralegal in New York City. He spent the summer of 2021 in South Korea in an intensive Korean culture course.
An avid athlete, Joseph enjoys playing and watching rugby, soccer, baseball, and more.
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