Fr. Ron is a seasoned minister with many years of fruitful ministry to his name. For forty years, he was the Rector of Samuel Seabury Church in southeastern Connecticut. During his tenure there, he oversaw a period of unprecedented growth and spiritual renewal as he demonstrated to the congregation how to "know Christ and make him known." After leading the congregation out of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut in 2007, Fr. Ron and Samuel Seabury helped found the Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA). For the past few years, Fr. Ron has served as the Executive Archdeacon of CANA under Bishop Martyn Minns and his successor Bishop Julian Dobbs, all the while leading the largest congregation in CANA East. Fr. Ron retired as Rector of Samuel Seabury and Archdeacon of CANA in 2015.
Fr. Ron also served for thirty five years in the United States Armed Forces, for six years as a staff officer in the Air Force and for twenty four years as a chaplain in the Army Reserve. He retired in 1999 with the rank of Brigadier General.
Raised Jewish, Fr. Ron came to faith in Jesus as the Messiah as a teenager. He has been married to his wife JoAnn for 52 years, and they have 2 adult children and four grandchildren.