Chaplain, Major, United States Air Force
Father Michael is originally from the Tacoma, Washington area. For several years he served as a pastor in Pennsylvania, New York and Hawaii. Michael served as a professor and vice president at a Christian college in New York and then as a professor and president of a Bible Institute in Hawaii. Michael moved to Las Vegas, Nevada and joined the United States Air Force Reserves and serves as a Major and Wing Chaplain for all reserve airmen at Nellis Air Force Base in a part-time capacity. His full-time ministry is as Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church. Michael also has served the St. Rose Hospital network as an On-Call Chaplain. Father Michael has a passion for reaching young people and helping those who are marginalized based on any form of discrimination.
Michael is married to Kate Engfer and they have 4 beautiful children, Hannah, Rachel, Sarah and Elijah. They have lived in Henderson for about 10 years.
Doctor of Ministry, United Lutheran Seminary (Dissertation in Progress)
Doctoral Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, Biblical Theological Seminary, Hawaii Theological Seminary and Marywood University
Masters of Military Operational Art and Science Degree (In Progress)
Clinical Pastoral Education
Master of Divinity (Counseling Specialization), Clarks Summit University
Master of Ministry (Leadership Specialization), Clarks Summit University
Bachelor of Science in Bible and Pastoral Studies (Minor in Greek), Clarks Summit University
Bible Certificate, Word of Life Bible Institute
Favorite Food: Thai Food
Hobbies: Camping with the family, grilling, watching NFL, time with the family, hunting and shooting
If you could be any fictional character, who would it be? 007 – James Bond
What is your favorite attribute of God? Grace and Forgiveness
What is your favorite Bible verse or saying? Matthew22:37-39, “ He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’”
I was born in Caracas Venezuela on October 15, 1967, the youngest of four brothers. I have a Bachelor in accounting, am a CPA and have a Masters Degree in Finance Management. At the age of 25, I married Angela Scutaro. We have two beautiful children, Fabiana 23 and Angel 16. In November of this year I will Become “Grandpa”. I am an entrepreneur and business owner. I came to the US in 2000 and in 2003 Started in the Parcel Service Business which I currently still own with more than 25 routes in the Las Vegas area.
In 2012, I started in the Episcopal Church serving in several ministries as lector, Eucharist Minister, catechist, and leader of the Latino services. Through service to our neighbors, the poor, the needy and the sick and by the grace of God, I received the call to serve God. In 2016, I was ordained as transitional deacon and in 2017 became the first Latino priest trained and ordained in the diocese of Nevada.
I am the celebrant at the 11:30 and 1:00 services at All Saints. I serve our community as a volunteer chaplain at Sunrise Hospital. I am also the Treasurer of the Dioceses. As a faith leader, I provide guidance and hope to those who seek help and I am dedicated to families through marriage and youth counseling.
Favorite Food: Italian and Sushi
Hobby: Playing and watching Baseball
If you could be any fictional character, who would it be? Peter Pan
What is your favorite attribute of God? Healer
What is your favorite Bible verse or saying? John 14:6
Fr. Bob is a lifelong Episcopalian, born in the Chicago area who has spent most of his life in the Southwest. He came to All Saints’ in 1978, was ordained to the priesthood in 1987, and has held many lay and ordained positions at the church. He is a veteran who spent many years in the Naval submarine program and who worked on testing of nuclear weapons. He is an amateur radio operator who spends a lot of time in volunteer public service emergency communications supporting DOD, Homeland Security, the State of Nevada and Clark County. He is a dog and cat lover who currently walks two miles a day with one or two dogs.
Nicholas L. Neubauer is a Las Vegas, Nevada native. He and his wife Brooke are the proud parents to four beautiful children: Jaxon, Ava, Nevada, and Olivia Rose. Nicholas attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he earned a BA in Psychology as well as a Master of Social Work. Professionally, Nicholas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is the Owner and Clinical Director of multiple outpatient behavioral healthcare clinics throughout Nevada where he primarily supports children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities as well as social service-related cases, along with supporting all respective presenting concerns. Nicholas has served in various ministries including hospice chaplaincy, funeral, outreach, visitation of the sick, mission work, and areas related to mental/behavioral health. Nicholas is a graduate of EfM and continues to participate in further spiritual and educational development. Nicholas’ goal is to serve all of God’s people however he may be of service; understanding that relationships derived from the inherent love of God and one other strengthen our community and our collective ministry. Through Christ, Nicholas seeks to share in and develop those loving relationships with all at All Saints Episcopal Church.
The Reverend Karl E. Gustafson III was born in the Denver Area and spent his teenage years in Kentucky.
When he graduated High School, He entered into Military service, joining the army, and forgetting to write his mother. During his service, he lived in South Korea, Germany, and various states in the Union. After 12 years in the service, and three kids to raise, he left the Army and went to the University of Wyoming ( Go Cowboys!) to get a degree in Education.
In the fall of ’91, newly graduated with a Bachelor’s in Education, Karl got his first job in his new career as an educator here in Las Vegas, NV. NOt to go without a church, he did what many do back in the world before Google. he opened a phone book, found the closest Episcopal church, and they haven’t been able to get rid of him ever since. Going so far as to call him up to serve as their Deacon.
When he is not serving at All Saints, he is an accomplished homebrewer of beer, loves to play with anything computerized ( having spent most of his life studying and using technologies and their use in the classroom), Torturing his children and spoiling his grandchildren.His hobbies are only interrupted by labor disputes “Up North” with the Elf Union and taking care of his diabetic reindeer. ( It’s like those candy canes are growing on trees up there…)
Fr. Mike moved to Las Vegas in 2001 after retiring from active parish ministry at St. Philip’s in Rochester, MI. Ordained in 1965 in Iowa, Fr. Mike and his wife, Linda, are Midwesterners who have discovered the real beauty of the Mohave and High Desert after moving here to be with their absolutely perfect grandchildren … and, of course, their son and daughter-in-law. He and his wife, Linda, participate in the music ministry of the parish and the parish’s outreach at the Epicenter Food Pantry. Linda also crafts eloquent greeting cards. On most Sundays you can find them in the choir. Fr. Mike has served the Diocese as Transitions Officer, consultant and part-time Interim Priest, in addition to assisting at All Saints. Fr. Link received his M. Div. from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in 1965.