The Reverend Don Davidson began as the Priest-in-charge on July 1, 2015. “Father Don,” was born and raised in Bellefontaine, Ohio. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Rio Grande College (now the University of Rio Grande) in Rio Grande, Ohio, a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry in Preaching degree from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary.
Ordained a deacon in the Diocese of Southern Ohio in 1984 and priest in the Diocese of Western Kansas in 1985 he has served as the Chaplain of St. John’s Military School in Salina, Kansas and parishes in Beatrice and Wymore, Nebraska, Overland Park, and most recently Topeka, Kansas.
In 2012 he retired as the State Chaplain of the Kansas National Guard having been commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1984 and retiring as a Colonel. He was deployed in Bosnia Herzegovina in 2003, and the Katrina disaster in 2005. He is a graduate of the Command and General staff College and a recipient of the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the Kansas Medal of Achievement.
For the last three years, Davidson has served as the Chaplain of the Kansas State Senate. He has been a licensed amateur radio operator for over 40 years. Married to Marcie (MSGT ret USAF) in 2006 and they are the parents of two cats and a dog named Wrigley.