Deacon Debby Buffum is a deacon at Christ the King and a support deacon at St. Peter’s in Kernville. She was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Arlington, Virginia. She is married to Frank Buffum, who was a research physicist and warfare analyst for the Navy, and is now a retired physician assistant. Deacon Debby has a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley; a teaching credential through California State University, Bakersfield; a Master of Arts in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. She was ordained to the Diaconate in the Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin on April 8, 2008. She strives to make Christ and his redemptive love known as she ministers. She and Frank have worked with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in India and have done medical mission work in Honduras and Haiti. She taught science and math to junior high and high school students. Debby and Frank enjoy adventures, hiking and have traveled the world. They have three adult children and three granddaughters.