The Venerable Carl J. Eyberg
The Ven. Fr. Carl Eyberg currently serves The Church of the Holy Spirit – Anglican in Tulsa, OK. He is also Archdeacon in The Diocese of CANA East. He is married to Janet, and has five children and five grandchildren. A lifelong Anglican with an M.Div from Trinity, and additional D.Min coursework, Carl is very interested in clergy formation, and the coherent development of the ACNA.
Don has been married 47 years to Pamela. Together they have three children and six grandchildren.
Don is a retired Advertising Art Director, previously working both in Tulsa and San Francisco. Don and Pam are both founding members of Church of the Holy Spirit. Don served as a vestry member for twelve years, including the roles of Sr. and Jr. Warden, and sat on two building committees.
Don has a background in outreach, founding several ministries, and sitting on the board of directors of four ministries in Tulsa.
Don and Pam moved to Nashville in 2008 with a granddaughter and her music. Don was ordained as a Deacon by Archbishop Foley Beach in 2015.
Returning to Tulsa in 2016, Don is ministering through Church of the Holy Spirit as a home and hospital visitation minister.
The Vestry is composed of elected lay members and ordained presbyters of Church of the Holy Spirit. The Vestry governs the administrative affairs of the local church —hiring, space, budget, to list a few— and provides advice and counsel to the Rector and clergy on the direction of the church’s ministry.
With a deep faith since childhood, Brenda was drawn by the history and beauty of Anglicanism and found her home at Church of the Holy Spirit in 1998. She has served in various roles in the church throughout the years. Currently, in addition to Sr. Warden, she provides training to altar ministers – acolytes, lectors, and chalice bearers – and serves as a resource for child development and communication. Brenda is a speech-language pathologist and an alumna of the University of Tulsa with a meaningful career working in the public school, university, and private practice settings. She is an avid chef and lifelong scholar who loves to read, paint, and travel.
Roy and his wife, Becky, moved to Broken Arrow in 2016 from Northern Virginia where they were members of the Falls Church. They immediately found a new home at Church of the Holy Spirit Anglican. Roy is Dean of the Northeastern State University Broken Arrow campus and teaches courses in the College of Business and Technology. His career has included 24 years of active duty in the U.S. Navy and over 10 years as an executive in the Department of Defense. Roy enjoys running and biking, research and writing, and an occasional golf outing.
Carl is a trauma surgeon at Saint Francis hospital and his wife, Becky, is a retired speech pathologist. They have been married 37 years. They have three children and three grandchildren. A move to Tulsa was made in 2009 and they joined Anglican Church of the Holy Spirit about 4 years ago.
A strong spiritual connection with the Anglican church was felt with the people of Anglican Church of the Holy Spirit and with the rector, Father Carl.
As Becky and Carl “ease” into a new retirement phase of our life, he felt a call to do more for the church and have become a first time vestry member. He is looking forward to being a part of an exciting future for the church as the church strives to seek and do God’s will in the world and in Tulsa.
While born in the Sooner State, David came later in life to Anglicanism when he and his wife, Susan, made their way to Church of the Holy Spirit in 1999. He has taught Sunday school for children and adults and is currently an acolyte in the early service. David is a staff psychiatrist at the Oklahoma Forensic Center and works for the diocese to evaluate candidates for Holy Orders. He also facilitates a support group within the Oklahoma Health Professional Program. A quiet home life enriched by spiritual practices, music, cooking, friends and family is what sustains him.
Continually seeking God’s teachings and guidance, Joy and her family became members of The Anglican Church of the Holy Spirit in 2012 and found a parish home that nurtures acceptance and creates space for personal growth. Her husband of 21 years, Frank, previously served on the Vestry and maintains roles as chalice bearer and usher. Their daughter, Anna, serves in the nursery and helps arrange flowers for the altar. Joy serves as a lector and helps out in the nursery as well.
Joy obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, a Master’s degree in Human Relations, and is finishing licensure requirements for her second career as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Joy retired in 2018, after working for 29 years in law enforcement. She currently works for Family and Children Services as a mental health provider, supporting women dealing with addiction and mental health issues who are currently involved in the criminal justice system.
Lisa is a native Oklahoman that worked in emergency medicine for the past 26 years. Her initial training was as a combat and flight medic for the Oklahoma Army National Guard. She then went to work as a paramedic at EMSA. She next worked as a paramedic for St Francis in the Trauma Emergency Center, completed her RN, and continued in the TEC until September when she moved into Endoscopy. She enjoys reading, walking, and relaxing with her two cats.
Phil began attending CHSA following his marriage to Tammy in 1985. Tammy’s family were among the founding members of the church. They both appreciate the warm, friendly atmosphere and dedication to biblical liturgy that CHSA provides. Phil has served as an usher for several years and he and Tammy consider CHSA a great spiritual home.
Phil is originally from Bartlesville and received a BA and MA in fine arts from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and the University of Tulsa. He later became a school teacher and administrator. Before retiring in 2018, Phil spent 37 years in education, the last twenty-nine serving as an elementary principal.
Phil and Tammy have three children and one beautiful grandchild. Phil enjoys composing music, painting, and drinking coffee until 9:00 am!!
After a residence of 25 years in Arlington, Texas, Sheryl and her husband, Bud, moved to Tulsa to be near their children and found CHSA on the web before leaving. Upon arrival in December 2012, both immediately felt at home here and loved the faithful Christian fellowship. Sheryl and Bud have been married for 56 years and have 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren. Sheryl has experience serving on the Vestry of her previous parish and now on the Vestry of CHSA. In addition, she is involved with women’s bible study, Daughters of the Holy Cross, evening bible study, and Sunday school.