Emmanuel is in excellent standing with the ACNA (Anglican Church in North America): led by Archbishop Foley Beach, and a member of The Diocese of the West (CANA) - let by Bishop Felix Orji.
CANA is a missionary outreach of the Anglican Church of Nigeria - Anglican Communion. Fr. Daniel was ordained through CANA, and Emmanuel was consecrated in 2010. The church opened its doors on November 28th, 2010 in Ballard, Washington, and now resides in the Greenwood/Phinney Ridge area of Seattle.
Ken Olfert (Senior Warden)
Shawn Corkery (Junior Warden)
Mari Becker (Member & Recorder)
Bob Boeshaar (Member & Treasurer)
Tyler Marshall (Member
Kay Fowler (Chaplain) - appointed by the Rector
Betty Lou Schindler (Bookkeeper)
Venerable Canon Dr. Daniel Patrick Francis Rice.
Ven. Rice chairs the Vestry.
Rice is an alumn of Regent College, UBC. His long and diverse career includes parish leadership, church planting, missionary work, publishing, public speaking, and fourteen years in a professorial role in higher education. His teaching career at university encompassed courses dealing with Arts and Culture as well as studio classes in drawing and painting. Fr. Daniel remains an active "fine artist" with numerous commissions and public works of art to his credit.
Dr. Rice was first liscensed to preach in 1975 and ordained to pastoral ministry in 1978. Daniel sought holy orders with the Anglican Church in 2009 and was received into ordained pastoral ministry through CANA, under Bishop Martin Minns, and the Anglican Church in North America under Bishop Robert Duncan in March, 2011.
In 2015, Daniel received honors causa recognition for his enduring and notable pastoral ministry. Honors were conferred in Washington, DC by the National Clergy Council and the Methodist Episcopal Church.
In 2017 he received the preferments of Canon and Archdeacon, successively, through Dr. Felix Orji, Bishop of The Diocese of the West.