Our Clergy

The Reverend John Allen, Rector

Fr. John Allen is a native Washingtonian.  In 2012, he graduated from Western Washington University with his bachelor’s degree in history and social studies. During his time at college to become a lawyer, God called Fr. John into ministry and he responded obediently. John attended Trinity School for Ministry and graduated in 2016. During his time at school, he met and married his wife Camilla in 2015. Soon after graduation, he was offered a position in his home state of Washington and accepted the position as the Priest of Christ Our Hope.

Fr. John’s wife, Camilla, is from Caruaru, Brazil whose father is the priest of our sister parish, Paróquia Anglicana do Advento. She recently graduated from Evergreen State College where she earned her Master of Education. She is looking forward to starting her job working for the Olympia School District Fall 2020.

Camilla is also the Sunday school teacher at Christ Our Hope. They have two dogs, Bear and Scout, who they rescued, enjoy travelling, hanging out with new and old friends alike, and are huge Seahawks fan. 

The Reverend Jeramy Jensen, Deacon

Fr. Jeramy Jensen was born and raised in Minnesota. After high school, he joined and served in the United States Marine Corps for 8 years as a logistics specialist. Before starting his second enlistment, he married his high school love Sasha in 2010 and were both stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Then in 2013, he felt God’s calling to ministry. So he left the military as a Staff Sergeant in 2014 to pursue his bachelor’s degree at Azusa University in Azusa, California where he graduated in 2016.

After graduation, him and his wife moved back to her home state of Washington.  In November 2017, Jeramy was ordained Deacon and has served at Christ Our Hope Anglican Church ever since. He recently graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary-Northwest where he earned his Master of Divinity. Currently, he is in the process of ordination as a Anglican priest.

Jeramy and his wife, Sasha have been married for over 10 years, recently had their miracle baby Hannah June 2020, have three dogs, enjoy the outdoors, and love to travel all over the world. Sasha is currently a Nurse Practitioner and are both excited about all the opportunities God has in store for them.