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Senior Warden

As a life-long Episcopalian, I’ve been involved in church life and spiritual growth for as long as I can remember. As a youngster, I enjoyed serving as an acolyte, participating in EYC activities and attending Annual Council as a youth delegate. My family has lived in Henrico and Hanover for more than 30 years and we’ve been members of St. Paul’s for more than 25 years now. I’ve enjoyed seeing my children grow spiritually at St. Paul’s and I’ve cherished teaching high school Sunday school, guiding acolytes, serving as an alternate and delegate to Annual Convention and serving three previous terms on our vestry, including as junior warden and finance director. Outside of St. Paul’s, I continue to serve as president of the Arc of Hanover; recently served nine years on the Hanover Community Services Board, including as chair of the board; continue my service in Rotary; and am part of the leadership team at Families Forward Virginia, a statewide nonprofit focused on disrupting the cycles of child abuse, neglect and poverty, two generations at a time.



  Junior Warden 

Jim has been a Hanover resident since 1979, and lives only a short walk from the church. He has been married for 12 years, and has two sons, one step-son, one step-daughter, and three grandchildren. He earned his BA from VCU and worked for 38 years in labor relations before retiring in August 2022. He was a member of St. Paul's from 1982-1986, Immanuel Brook Hill from 1987-1999, and returned to St. Paul's in 2004. He is owner of Sayers Carpentry, is a Hanover civil marriage celebrant, and is a member of the Ruritans.




I am so honored to once again to serve on your Vestry.  Having been a member for over 30 years, my love for St. Paul's, its members and community increases daily when I think of each of you!   This go around, am looking forward to working with our new Priest in Charge, Fr. Ben, and serving you again until 2023. 


My husband Tommy and I were married here in 1987 and have 2 grown children, Austin and Emily who were baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s.  Having grown up in the Catholic church, I was received into the family here in 2008 at the same time Austin and Emily were confirmed.  Now that they are grown, I now have more time to dedicate myself to serve St. Paul's and the community wherever God calls me in whatever capacity I can.  Those who know me well know my heart is directed most by serving others just as Christ asks of us through discipleship.  I promise to uphold St. Paul's faithful support of those around us whom and will look to you to aid me as Outreach Chair.  I am so excited to see what God has in store for all of us! 


As always, I welcome you to reach out to me anytime to share your interest and support.  

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I am a lifelong member of St. Paul’s.   I am 34 years old and I live in Mechanicsville with my wife Amanda and son Thomas.  I am currently employed by  Hanover county Public Utilities.  I have had the pleasure of serving St. Paul’s in several capacities over the years.  I’ve been an acolyte, lay reader, served on the board for Hanover Christian Firewood Ministry, and St. Paul’s Vestry 2016-2018 including one year as Junior Warden.  I generally attend the later service but have been known to show up at the 8:00 service too.  I have several hobbies which include gardening, woodworking, and saltwater fi




I started attending the Episcopal Church in 1993 at Christ Church in Westerly, Rhode Island, with my future wife Katrina. The blue granite exterior, rich mahogany, and stain glass at Christ Church brought us in, and the beautiful music and liturgy kept us there. Katrina and I were eventually confirmed and married at Christ Church, and both of our daughters, Lauren and Julia, were baptized there shortly after birth. While this was the first church I attended regularly, its immense size and established congregation made it difficult to find where we fit as new members. It wasn’t until we moved to Virginia and found St. Paul’s in the Summer of 2000 that we realized what a church could be. My family has always shared in our belief of service to others and I have seen my daughter’s faith and character grow at St. Paul’s under the youth religious education and outreach programs. Both of my daughters are now grown and out on their own leading productive lives much to the thanks of the congregants of St. Paul’s. I have served on the Vestry in the past as Registrar, Outreach and Finance/Stewardship and I am again honored to be considered for service.



As a member of St. Paul's for thirty five years, I have served on the Vestry for one term, participated in Hurricane Katrina relief, helped organize the Shrove Tuesday pancake suppers for the last 15 years, organized the Halloween party for several years, assisted with CARITAS, and volunteered for Moments of Hope. Currently I lead our Tuesday evening Yoga class, and I serve on the Altar Guild. My husband, Robby, and our daughter, Haley, and I live in Caroline County (Frog Level to be specific). We have three horses, two dogs, and one cat. I am fortunate to be working in my dream job as a horseback riding instructor. I enjoy riding and showing my horse, Skeeter, and practicing yoga and Reiki. I am looking forward to serving my church once again on the Vestry. St. Paul's feels like a second home to me and holds a special place in my heart. I look forward to helping our church grow and prosper!



Andrea and her family have attended St. Paul’s church for many years in which time she has volunteered in many aspects of church life.  She has taught various levels of Sunday school for the past 13 years and has served on two previous sessions of St. Paul’s vestry.  Over the years her main focus has been working with the children of St. Paul’s and more recently the youth.  She has been a chaperone on their annual mission trip twice and is currently an adult advisor for St. Paul’s youth group.  In addition to volunteering with the youth, she has been St. Paul’s lay delegate for the annual council meeting.



I have attended St Paul’s for close to 24 years. I live in Hanover with my husband Jack.  We have 2 adult children Henry and Savannah.   During my time at St. Paul’s I have been a Sunday school teacher, Acolyte director and been involved with several outreach programs. I helped to orchestrate the youth mission trips to South Carolina and attended 2 of those trips. For many years I have worked with Shrine Mont doing the logistics for our fall retreat and the summer camps. I have been a member of the vestry for three terms.  It is an honor to serve on the vestry for another term.

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I was raised in a small Southside VA town and grew up in a Baptist church. At age 15, I went away to an Episcopal girls boarding school where I was exposed to the Episcopal Church and it’s doctrines. After college I moved to RVA, married and raised my now two grown children, Ashton and Clay. As a family we attended St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church for many years. There I was a facilitator for the DOC program (Disciples of Christ) and I participated in a medical/ dental mission trip to the Dominican Republic. My husband, Bob, and I moved to Hanover County in 2014. After church searching for a while, we found St. Paul’s in 2015. We felt welcomed and at home, and knew this was going to be our church. We were both confirmed at St. Paul’s in 2018. Since starting here, I worked to get the Backpack Ministry up and running. Bob and I attend 8:00 worship, and I enjoy attending adult Sunday school and Wednesday night bible study. I am honored to have the opportunity to serve on the Vestry, and will do so to the best of my ability.

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