St. Francis Episcopal Church

Bringing Christ to Denham Springs and beyond

Who are the Ministers of the Church?

The ministers of the church are lay persons, bishops, priests, and deacons.

The Right Rev. Morris Thompson

 Bishop of Diocese of Louisiana



The Rev. Charles Dana "Dan" Krutz

Permanent Supply Priest

Father Dan Krutz was born and raised in Arkansas.  After graduating from college at Southern Methodist University, he attended Berkley Divinity School in New Haven, Conneticut.  He was ordained to the priesthood in 1971, and moved to the Diocese of Louisiana in 1974.  Over the span of 40 years, he has served many congregations throughout Louisiana.  Additionally, he has worked as the Executive Director of the Louisiana Interchurch Conference.
Father Dan served as Priest-in-Charge of St. Francis from 2008 to 2014 and returned as our permanent supply priest in February of 2017.  


Dan Krutz

 What is the ministry of a priest?

The ministry; of a priest is to represent Christ and his Church, particularly as pastor tothe people; to share with the bishop in the overseeing of the Church; to proclim the Gospel; to administer the sacrements; and to bless and declare pardon in the name of God.

Administrative Assistant

Karen Friedman



Gene Knecht



Senior Warden:  Gerald Rainey

Junior Warden:  Jim Wingate, Jr.


Vestry Members

Robert Bishop    Jim Bruce

David Burge       Dianne Gill

Traci Hebert       Sam Hyde

Don Pulliam



Mrs. Roberta Hood



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