All Angels

the 2024 season is underway at the Memorial Church of All Angels

Please join us at our 10:30 a.m. worship. All are welcome! We are continuing the tradition of “Lemonade on the Lawn,” Following the Service and just outside the Church.  We would love volunteers to keep things running smoothly. Various volunteer opportunities are listed below. If you get a call, please agree to be one who serves.


NameOffice, Committee
Whitney JanewaySenior Warden, Ministry
Janis HandteJr. Warden, Ministry
Barbara SwansonSecretary
Mack ElderTreasurer
Patty MacGahanAuxiliary President, Rectory Oversight
Mel BennettReaders & Ushers
Robert ElderMinistry, Nominating
Bob HerseyBuildings and Grounds
Jeffrey JoslinBuildings and Grounds
Johna PeachinReaders & Ushers
Cyndy StevensAltar Guild

Here are some notes for the summer.

We are looking forward to welcoming the following clergy to our pulpit this summer. Please make them and their families feel at home in Twilight! We are in for some very good preaching with some familiar and some new folks.

Sundays in 2023Clergy
June 25Rev. Kate Heichler
July 2Rev. Kate Heichler
July 9Rev. Canon Jonathan Huyck
July 16Rev. Canon Jonathan Huyck
July 23Rev. Canon Jonathan Huyck
July 31Rev. Michael Palmisano
Aug.  6Rev. Nate Jung-Chul Lee
Aug. 13Rev. Nate Jung-Chul Lee
Aug. 20Rev. Deborah Lee
Aug. 27Rev. Deborah Lee
Sept. 3Rev. Deborah Lee

  • Sunday June 30 is “Opening Day” at Memorial Church of All Angels, 2024
  • Choir rehearsals are on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Join the choir on any Sunday. Just show up at 9:30 and we’ll give you a robe and hymnal. Children are welcome.
  • Services are Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion and Morning Prayer will alternate.
  • Special music is always a wonderful feature of worship. Please contact Sheila Weber if you would like to offer a solo or instrumental selection.
  • Altar Guild – To help, contact Cyndy Stevens
  • Ushers – To volunteer, contact Johna Peachin
  • Readers – If you would like to read one of the lessons, contact Mel Bennett.
  • Auxiliary – For all Auxiliary info and activities, contact Patti MacGahan. Details will follow.
  • The Rectory number is 518-589-5646.

Summer Clergy

The Reverend Canon Jonathan Huyck officiates June 30 through July 14

The Rev. Canon Jonathan Huyck is the rector of Grace Church in Providence, RI, where he has served since 2010. Prior to coming to Grace, Jonathan served as Canon Pastor of the American Cathedral in Paris, where he is an honorary canon. A native New Yorker, Jonathan is a graduate of Brown University, the University of Chicago Divinity School, and General Seminary in New York City. Most crucially, Jonathan is an alumnus of Twilight Park Day Camp and a life-long (well, since age 3, anyway) Twilighter, having grown up with brother Peter, sister Laura, and parents Phil and Mary in the yellow cottage at the top of Thank You Ma’am Road. “I have many happy memories of both the Park and All Angels, and I am thrilled and humbled to lead worship at the church of my youth and preach from the same pulpit as Bob Massie and Fred Burnham. My wife (Ann) and sons (Ben, 10 and Nate, 6) and I look forward to being with you all this summer!

Reverend Michael Palmisano officiates on July 21 through August 4.

Rev. Michael Palmisano was ordained to the priesthood in January of 2020. He currently serves as Chaplain to the Middle School at Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, PA. In this ministry he has the opportunity to lead chapels, teach religion courses, and serve in various other capacities including Cross Country and Track Coach. Prior to his time at Episcopal Academy, Michael served for three years as an Associate Rector at Church of the Redeemer in Bryn Mawr, PA. Michael received his M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary, his M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University, and his A.B. in Psychology from Princeton University. Michael is married to Theresa and has 2-year-old twin daughters Rogan and Aline. He and Theresa met on their college track & field team and share a passion for running!

Reverend Jacob Smith officiates on August 11.

Jacob was born on the Navajo Reservation and was raised in Yuma, Arizona. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 2000 with a BA in History, with an emphasis in Near Eastern Studies. He received his M. Div from Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry in May 2006. Jacob was ordained to the diaconate on June 3, 2006, in the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, and ordained a presbyter at Calvary Church on December 3, 2006, by the Rt. Rev. E. Don Taylor. Jacob is passionate about sharing the Gospel. Since 2006, Jacob has served the parish in various capacities and has been the rector since 2017. He has also served the Episcopal Church, Episcopal Diocese of New York, and New York City in various leadership roles including: Vice President of the Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, trustee of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Dean of the Lower Manhattan Clericus, and as a board member of the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association. He is also a cohost on Same Old Song, the lectionary podcast of Mockingbird Ministries.

Reverend Deborah Lee officiating August 18 through Sept 1.

Rev. Deborah A. Lee is an Episcopal priest who graduated with a Master of Divinity degree and Certificate in Spiritual Direction from General Theological Seminary in Manhattan. She is an ecumenical spiritual director in private practice and also offers spiritual direction through the Annand Program for Spiritual Formation at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale and the Center for Christian Spirituality at General Theological Seminary. She served as an associate rector at St. Bartholomew’s in Manhattan, as priest-in-charge at St. Paul’s in Chester, NY, as assisting priest at Christ Church in Warwick, NY, and was formerly the Program Manager for Pastoral Care and Community at Trinity Church Wall Street. She holds a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling and served as a mental health counselor and educator, both internationally and within the U.S. Her book, This Is Another Day: Reflections on Scripture, Faith, and Prayer for Action was published in 2023. Deborah is a member of Spiritual Directors International (SDI) and subscribes to their ethical standards and practices.