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Parish Leadership and Clergy

The Most Reverend Alexander Henderson Webb, Bishop Ordinary

The Very Reverend Canon Edward Ihde, Dean and Rector
The Reverend Canon Gene Bagen JCD

The Reverend Mr. James Pace OSL, Deacon

Mr. Matthew Gilbert,  Sub-deacon

Mrs. Jan Millard, Sr. Warden & Secretary

Canon James Siebold, Jr. Warden & Treasurer

Mr. Werner Funkenhauser

Mrs. Wendy Pace

Mr. Nicholas Gilbert

Mr. Matthew Gilbert

Mrs. Karen Gilbert

Mr. Michael Gilbert


The Very Reverend Canon Edward H. Ihde
Rector & Dean

  • 1988 Ordained Deacon February in the Episcopal Church

  • 1990 Chairman - Diocesan Refugee Resettlement Commitee & Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) - Geneseo Episcopal Ministries (GEM)

  • 2012 Ordained as Priest in the Anglican Church in America (ACA)

  • 2012 Rector of Saint Nicholas Anglican Church

  • 2014 Appointed to the Board of Examining Chaplains for the Diocese of the Northeast - Anglican Church in America. 

  • 2017 Appointed Regional Dean of New York by Bishop Brian Marsh

  • 2021 Elected Executive Director of the International Anglican Fellowship of the Traditional Anglican Church (TAC) worldwide.

  • 2022 made Honorary Canon of the Church

  • Retired in 2016 as Senior Vice President of Walter Johnson Building Co. 

  • Consulting Design Engineer for Elderwood LLC of New York

  • Erie County Technical Institute 1970, Civil Technology

  • Bishop Henry Brent School for Ministry 1987.

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Engineering Science1973

  • 1972 Ordained Deacon Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

  • 1973 Ordained as Priest in the Roman Catholic Church

  • 1973 Associate Priest at Saint Joseph's New Cathedral - Roman Catholic Church Diocese of Buffalo

  • 2006 Joined the Anglican Province of America at St. Luke's East Aurora

  • 2007 Began St. Nicholas Church as a Mission Plant in WNY

  • 2018 Transferred to the Anglican Church in America

  • 2020 Retired from active ministry in the ACA

  • 2021 Appointed Honorary Canon of the Church by Bishop Brian Marsh

  • 2022 Returned to active ministry in the ACA

The Reverend Canon
Eugene Bagen


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  • 1999 Member of the Order of Saint Luke Healing Association

  • 2022 Ordained Permanent Deacon in the Anglican Church in America

  • Retired senior high school orchestra director and music department chair at Lake Shore Central School District

  • Current President of the Buffalo Musicians‘ Association, Local 92

  • Current Town Historian - West Seneca, NY

  • Current President West Seneca Historical Society

  • Professional Musician

The Reverend Mr.
James Pace
Parish Deacon


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