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AA Garbage Dump Group
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Meets in the Parish Hall
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Staff
Co-Pastor & Rector

Nancy Woodworth-Hill

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The Rev. Dr. Nancy Woodworth-Hill (seen here with the Most Rev Michael Curry, Primate of the Episcopal Church in the United States) is the Rector of St Paul's sharing the Co-Pastor position with her husband Don.  She is a weaver, spinner, knitter and quilter. She also creatively works with arish members to plan liturgy which connects the scriptures with people’s lives. In education she works to help people connect with one another and with the teachings of their faith. She facilitates experiences that help us as Christians.  Prior to her ordination as a priest Nancy had been a lay professional in the church since 1984 working in music, liturgy, Christian formation and education. Her passion is making connections, untangling and reweaving. She does this with fibers and fabrics as well as in the church connecting us to Christ our source of love, and light and grace. 
 

Nancy and Don are Co-Pastors of St Paul's sharing the duties of the position. They both grew up in Buffalo, NY. They developed their ability to work together as a team in parish ministry years before deciding to marriy. They have two adult sons. Their eldest son, Joe, has taught English in high schools in Japan for more than a decade, is married to Maki, and lives near Kyoto, Japan with our grandaughter. Their younger son, Chris, finished a Master’s Degree in sports administration and is Assistant Director for Fan Experience at the University of Maine in Bangor ME.  He is married to Brittany.

 




Co-Pastor

Donald Hill

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Don is an Episcopal Priest with many years of experience in parish ministry. He describes his passion as sharing and hearing stories (personal stories and stories of faith) in helpful, humorous and healing ways. He lives this out in in preaching, in liturgy, in pastoral care  and in reaching out to the local community. Don is a graduate of the State University College at Buffalo and Bexley Hall Seminary. He has training in Appreciative Inquiry Leadership & Interim Ministry, and is a Board Certified Chaplain.

Nancy and Don are Co-Pastors of St Paul's Sharing the duties of the position. They both grew up in Buffalo, NY. They developed their ability to work together as a team in parish ministry years before deciding to be married.They have two adult sons. Their elder cat (Grace , is 17) allows Don and Nancy to attend to their needs. The eldest son, Joe, has taught English in a high school in Japan for over a decade, is married to Maki, lives in Kyoto, Japan with our  granddaughter. Their younger son, Chris, finished a Master’s Degree in sports administration and is currently Assistant Director for Fan Experiecne at the University of Maine in Bangor ME and is married to Brittany. 

 




Deacon

James Stanton

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The Rev James Stantion is a vocational deacon.  He joined St Paul's as parish deacon in November of 2015. Jim's primary task is to help St Paul's and its members find ways to reach out to the larger community and to partner with others to accomplish the ministries that will share wholeness, healing, and hope to the the region.  Jim is currently involved with projects at the Center for Lay Ministries and Haven House, and working on partnerships supported by our Benefit Concert series. In additon Jim is a composer who has written wonderful music we use in liturgy..




Vestry Members

  • Ginny Bartley -Treasurer
  • Steve Fleece
  • Jackie Lankert - Warden
  • Michael Lankert
  • Sonny McCulloch - Warden
  • William McCulloch - Clerk
  • Holly Sapp
  • Debbie Tucker



Organist

Dr. Mariane Fisher

St. Paul's has been blessed by our organist/musician Dr. Mariane Fisher for over 10 years.  She is an Assistant Principal at Jeffersonville High School and an active member of St. Paul's Benefit Concert Committee. 




Verger

Walker (Sonny) McCulloch

Walker (Sonny) McCulloch is a 5th generation member of St. Paul’s parish tracing his ancestry back to his paternal great-great grandparents who migrated from England to Jeffersonville, IN in 1850.  They were confirmed at St. Paul’s in 1851.  A maternal 5th great grandfather was a vestry member at St. David’s Church (C of E), Radnor, PA before the Revolutionary War.  Sonny's roots in the Anglican Church go back to Henry VIII.  He was appointed Verger of the parish by the Rev. Susan Mills in 1997 and has subsequently been reappointed by each succeeding rector, and by the current co-pastors. 

The office of verger is traced well back into the 13th century in the Church of England and is continued in the Episcopal Church in the United States.  Sonny is well versed in church and parish history and liturgy.  He schedules and trains acolytes, lectors and lay Eucharistic ministers in addition to his normal Sunday duties of “protecting the procession” as vergers have done for centuries.  Sonny is a member of the Vergers Guild of the Episcopal Church.  He has served as a vestry member, Senior Warden and Junior Warden,  as a member of the diocesan Committee on Mission Strategy and the diocesan History Committee. He currently provides leadership on the Vestry, the Liturgy Planning Team and the Benefit Concert Committee.




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