Deacon Dean Vernon
Deacon Dean Vernon has been married to Lori Lundell Vernon since June 28, 1986. They have seven children and many grandchildren. His favorite saint is Saint Benedict from which he has adopted Benedictine spirituality. He was ordained to the diaconate on June 21, 2017. He consecrated his life to Jesus through Mary in January of 2018 and is considered to be a Marian Deacon.
Deacon Dean is a passionate public speaker who has a heart for evangelism. He has many favorite Bible verses, but Romans 16:19, “Be excellent at what is good, and innocent of evil” is one of his top favorites. He has been employed as a School Psychologist for Grand Rapids Public Schools since August 1988.