The Very Reverend David F. Klein, ssc, Rector
Fr. David has served as Rector of St. John’s Church since 15 Aug, 1999. You may email Fr. Klein here.
He was Ordained Deacon: 7 Oct.,1984 by the Right Rev. Charles Ellsworth Bennison, Sr., Diocese of Western Michigan. Ordained Priest: 9 June, 1985 by the Right Rev. Emerson Paul Haynes, Diocese of Southwest Florida.
Fr. David graduated from Webster College, Webster Groves, Missouri, with a BFA, concentration in Oil Painting and Printmaking, Minor in Religion.
He attended Eden Theological Seminary, Webster Groves, Missouri. Graduated from the Episcopal Theological Seminary, Lexington, Kentucky, Master of Divinity. Graduated from Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, Kentucky, Master in Religious Education.
Further STM studies at Nashotah House, Nashotah, Wisconsin
Fr. David has served St. John’s Church, Tampa, Florida and Good Shepherd Church, Venice, Florida, both in the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida; Christ Church Cathedral, Episcopal Diocese of Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky and currently serves as the Rector of St. John’s Anglican Church, Fort Worth, Texas, in the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth (Anglican).
Member of the Society of the Holy Cross (SSC) and the Catholic Clerical Union (CCU) and currently serves the Bishop of Fort Worth, The Right Rev. Ryan Reed, as Dean of the Fort Worth East deanery.
He is married to Diane N. Klein, who serves as the parish secretary and office manager. They have one daughter Sara C. Klein.
Fr. Randall Foster
Fr. Randall Foster is a native of Tarrant County, having graduated from L.D. Bell High School. He took his B.A in History and Anthropology at Rice University, before receiving a law degree from the University of Houston. Fr. Foster attended seminary at Brite Divinity School at TCU, before continuing his graduate studies in New Testament & Early Christian Literature at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He holds a Master’s degree in intellectual history from SMU.
Fr. Foster was ordained a priest in 2007 by Bishop Iker. In the years since, he has served as school chaplain and assisting priest at St. Vincent’s Cathedral in Bedford and as priest- in-charge at Saint Michael’s Anglican Church in Richland Hills.
In addition to being a licensed attorney, Fr. Foster teaches high school history, religion, philosophy, and other courses at Gracewood Academy in Bedford. He is an avid reader, maintaining an especially lively interest in history, anthropology, and the natural sciences, especially astronomy.
Fr. Foster will share in the Saturday/Sunday celebration, preaching and teaching schedule. We are so blessed to have Fr. Foster join our ministry and look forward to everyone getting to know him.
The Reverend Robert Bosworth, retired, Pastoral Associate
The Rev’d Canon Bob Bosworth, Ph.D. is on staff at St. John’s providing individual, marriage and family counseling. Fr. Bob earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Southern Illinois University, a Master of Divinity degree from Nashotah House Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Pillsbury College. He is a licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor. Fr. Bob has over 25 years of active ministry in Episcopal Church parishes in Texas and Kentucky. He is now retired and we are blessed that he serves at St. John’s as a pastoral assistant.
While he is an Anglican priest, his practice reaches to anyone. All persons are treated with equal dignity, being created in the image and likeness of God. His counseling practice is a volunteer ministry. He does not receive a salary for his work. His office is provided by St. John’s. All fees are based on what an individual or family can afford. No one who needs counseling will be turned away because of their ability to pay. He does not accept insurance.
Fr. Bob is a member in good standing of the Catholic Psychotherapists’ Association and the National Christian Counselors Association. He can be reached at 817-475-4475. His email is DrFrBob@gmail.com.
Amber N. Wilkinson, Parish Secretary
Amber Wilkinson joyfully joined the staff at St. John’s in November 2021. After a sixteen-year career in corporate retail, she decided it was time to make a change to ministry. She currently splits her time between St. John’s and St. Mark’s in Arlington as the Parish Administrator. Amber enjoys supporting the clergy and caring for the parishioners and guests of both parishes.
Amber is a long-time resident of Tarrant County. She graduated from L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, Texas. She spent her first couple of years in college completing the Cornerstone Honors Program at Tarrant County College, earning her associate degree in Liberal Arts as well as a place on the Dean’s List. Upon completion of the honors program, Amber transferred to Texas Christian University where she ultimately acquired her bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising and minored in French.
Amber is very active in her personal church life. She attends St. Vincent’s Cathedral in Bedford and currently serves on vestry and altar guild, as well as maintaining membership in the Order of the Daughters of the King. She currently resides in Grapevine with her husband, Jake. She has two beloved cats and an American Akita. Her passions (in addition to church) include being outdoors, animals (especially cats), reading, arts and crafts, and gaming.