Our Clergy

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“What I love most about St Bede’s is the genuine affection folks have for one another, even when we think differently.”

The Rev.  Arienne Davison, Vicar

Arienne is a native of Western Washington State. A graduate of the University of Washington and Virginia Theological Seminary (Alexandria, Virginia), Arienne was ordained to the priesthood in 2008.

In addition to her work at St. Bede’s, Arienne works with Episcopal Churches as a member of the Diocese of Olympia Congregational Consulting Network, is a trainer at the College for Congregational Development, and coordinates diocesan Intercultural Competency Training efforts. Arienne lives in Bremerton with her husband Doug, First Grader Gerry, and toddler Charlie. In her spare time she enjoys knitting, video and tabletop games.

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Mr. Charles (Chuck) Huff, Intern

Chuck is a native of the Olympic/Kitsap Peninsula. A graduate of Charter Oak State College and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary he began his formation in Total Common Ministry. He is currently in a Chaplain Residency at CHI Franciscan Hospice & Palliative Care. Chuck is currently attending Iona School for Ministry (local ministry training) and is a postulant – someone who has postulated that God is calling them – for Holy Orders.

Chuck lives in the Mason Lake area with his wife Ellie, and three children Elizabeth, Rebecca and Charles. Chuck’s hobbies include scouting, general aviation and amateur radio.

The Rev. Deacon Hillary Kimsey, Intern

Hillary is originally from Columbia, South Carolina but fell in love with Washington when the Navy stationed her spouse, Tom, in Bremerton. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston and The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. Hillary is currently working as a chaplain at Swedish Medical Center and volunteering as a chaplain at Harrison Medical Center. Hillary was ordained as a Deacon in the Episcopal Church on December 14, 2020. She is preparing for ordination to the priesthood this spring.

Hillary lives in Bremerton with her spouse Tom. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and creative writing, as well as going to all the newest superhero movies or fun camping spots with Tom.