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Rev. Art Chard, Associate Priest
Rev. Art Chard, Priest Associate Art Chard is originally from Minnesota and was ordained to the priesthood in Lexington, KY.


He served as Rector of St. Patrick’s Church, Somerset, KY for 13 years and as Rector of All Saints Church, So. Charleston, WV for 14 ½ years.


He retired from the Diocese of WV in 1996 and lives in Simpsonville, KY with his wife, Judy. They both attend St. Luke’s and Fr. Chard serves his parish in many ways as its Priest Associate.

Reverend Shelley Ryan, Associate Rector  associate@stlukesanchorage.org
The Rev. Shelley Ryan joined the St. Luke’s family as a deacon in July, 2015.  She was ordained to the priesthood in December 2015 following a successful career in Clinical Social Work.  


She is a graduate of The University of the South School of Theology in Sewanee, TN and also The University of Central Florida. She is a cradle Episcopalian and native Floridian.


Shelley is married to Joe Ryan, and they have two grown sons and two Labrador retrievers.

Reverend Michael Delk,Rector  rector@stlukesanchorage.org
The Reverend Michael L. Delk, a native Kentuckian, arrived at St. Luke’s on July 20th, 2014, after twelve years of service as Rector of Hickory Neck Episcopal Church in Toano, Virginia. Prior to that, he served for three years as Canon for Youth, Young Adults, and Communications at The Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, Georgia, and for two years as Assistant to the Rector at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Lexington, Kentucky. 


He took a Bachelor’s degree in Religion with Honors from Transylvania University in 1994 and a Master’s of Divinity with Honor in 1997 from Virginia Theological Seminary. 


Father Michael enjoys basketball, travel, reading, and spending time with his wife, Stephanie, and their children, Ben and Emma.

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