The Rev. Marna Franson began her ministry as Vicar-in-charge at St Nicholas in September of 2016, bringing with her many years of experience in family ministry, social work, and education. She completed a post-graduate diploma in Anglican Studies at Virginia Theological Seminary in 2016 which rounded out her previous two Masters Degrees: one in Spanish from Kansas State University and the other in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She is also a certified life coach, specializing in change, visioning, and transitions. Marna was ordained to the priesthood in February of 2017.