The Reverend Stuart A. Kenworthy
The Reverend Stuart Kenworthy joined St. John’s as Interim Rector in September 2018. He was previously an Interim Rector at St. David’s Church in Washington, DC, and Interim Vicar at Washington National Cathedral. For 23 years, Stuart was the Rector of Christ Church, Georgetown, during which time he also served as a chaplain in the Army National Guard, including a deployment to Iraq in 2005–2006. Stuart graduated from the General Theological Seminary in New York City and now sits on the GTS Board of Directors. He is also on the Board of the Bishop Walker School for Boys. Stuart and his wife, Fran, live in Washington very near the Cathedral. They have three grown children in Washington DC, New York City, and San Francisco.
The Reverend Martha D. Johns
The Reverend Martha Johns joined St. John’s as Assistant Rector in September 2018. Previously, Martha served as Associate for Community Life at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Phoenix, AZ, and prior to that as Associate Vicar at St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church and School in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. Martha’s concern for marginalized and oppressed people is reflected in restorative justice and prison ministry work she did among female inmates in both Arizona and California. Martha is eager to continue nurturing spiritual growth among God’s people through the many ministry opportunities at St. John’s. She received her M.Div. degree from Fuller Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Anglican Communion Studies and was ordained in 2014. Martha worked in finance prior to her ordination. She lives in Vienna and has a daughter and two grandchildren in McLean and a son and two grandchildren in San Francisco.
The Reverend Deacon Dina E. Widlake
The Reverend Deacon Dina Widlake joined St. John’s as Assistant Rector September 2018. Dina graduated with a Master of Divinity from the Virginia Theological Seminary and she was ordained as a Deacon in June, 2018. Dina’s life in the Episcopal Church has included five years of lay leadership—serving on the Vestry, including as Junior and Senior Warden, and two years as a high school Sunday school teacher. She also chaired the Outreach Committee. Dina’s ministry specialties include pastoral care and Christian formation, and she has a passion for interfaith work and biblical storytelling. Dina also holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, and a Master of Arts in Human Resource Development, and enjoyed a 20+ year career in the business consulting field. Dina lives in Great Falls with her younger son. Her older son attends Elon University in North Carolina.