Meet our Staff
BA (Wheaton College); MDiv (Regent College); PhD (University of St. Andrews)
Jim Salladin has served as rector of Emmanuel Anglican Church since the fall of 2016. Originally from California, he worked at St. John's Vancouver Anglican Church and St James Muswell Hill in London. Jim recently completed his PhD through the University of St. Andrews with the focus of his research on grace and divine participation in Jonathan Edwards’s thought. He and his wife Amber have two sons, Caleb and Peter.
Children & Family Director
Michaela Millender is passionate about evangelism and discipleship. She deeply believes that raising children to follow Jesus is a joy and responsibility of the entire congregation. Michaela and her husband Carson moved to New York from Texas in 2017 to work with Bridges International.
In addition to being on staff with the church, Josh Mackin writes for Courageous Studious. He and his wife moved to New York in 2009 and taught in the city's public schools in Harlem and Brooklyn.
Amber Salladin has a passion for congregational worship. Having served on the music staff at St. John's Vancouver Anglican Church and St James Muswell Hill, she leads the band and the Emmanuel Community Choir. She also works as an Assistant Conductor with the Young People's Chorus of New York City and is the principal pianist of the New York Session Symphony.
The 2018 Church Council
Any of the Wardens or Council can be contacted through the church office.
Affiliation and Oversight
In accordance with the Church Constitution of Emmanuel, the Church Council, who are elected annually by the congregation, have responsibility for oversight of the following:
The church council, which consists of two wardens and four church council members, all of whom shall constitute the board of the trustees of this unincorporated association, conducts all of the business of the church, except that the church council may delegate certain duties to persons, commissions or committees.
In public service of the parish, the church council professes Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and subscribes to the governing theological principles of the parish as set forth in the preamble of the constitution.
The church council shall be responsible for the temporal and financial affairs of the parish.
The rector, in consultation with the wardens and the church council, gives spiritual oversight and leadership for the overall direction of the church.