The Rev. Jane McDougle
The Rev. Jane McDougle comes to us most recently from St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Menlo Park where she has served as Associate Priest and Director of Music. She brings over ten years of seminary experience and over twenty years of experience as a teacher and musician. She received her Master of Divinity and Theology from the Church Divinity School after receiving a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Stanford University. She says, “I offer myself as a priest: as theologian, spiritual leader, teacher and musician. I bring the openness of my heart, eyes, and ears, along with passion, energy and creativity. May we minister together in joy.”
The Rev. J. Cameron Ayers
Father Cameron was ordained as a Jesuit priest in the Roman Catholic Church in June of 1986. He had just completed his Masters of Divinity at Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He served as a chaplain at both Loyola High School of Los Angeles and the University of San Francisco before being missioned to Brophy College Prep in Phoenix. His last ministry in the Roman Church was as Rector at St. Agnes Church in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood. During that time, he served as a chapIain for the San Francisco Police Department and was a member of the Priests’ Council of the Archbishop of San Francisco. In 2009 he left the Jesuit Order and began to attend Holy Innocents Church. He served as a board member for the Sojourn Chaplaincy at San Francisco General Hospital and also has taught in the Education for Ministry program at Holy Innocents for the past three years. He was received as an Episcopal priest in July of 2011.
Cameron loves foreign languages and speaks Spanish and Italian. He also taught and reads Classical Latin. Currently he is Chaplain of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Saratoga, California and teaches all the religion classes for the school. His hobbies include bagpipes, travel, the gym, and communication.
The Rev. Dr. Lois Williams
Born and raised in New Jersey, Lois Williams came to California with her daughter Constance in 1999.
Raised to ordination by Holy Innocents Episcopal Church in San Francisco she is a graduate of CDSP, 2008 receiving her doctorate in Pastoral Ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary, 2015. She currently resides in Vallejo and works for Sutter Care at Home Hospice serving Solano and Alameda counties. Lois is a Reiki practitioner and is available for private pastoral grief counseling. She serves the Diocese of California and Northern California as a supply priest. Her passion is reading and writing in both professional and fiction genres.