CLERGY & STAFF
Mark comes to St. Luke's with over twenty years of experience in a variety of parishes and training as an Intentional Interim Minister. Mark will be with us until we call a Rector.
He received his Masters in Theology from the Virginia Theological Seminary in 2001. He served as rector at St. Paul's (Louisville) and St. James (Leesburg, VA). He also holds a JD from Stanford Law School.
St. Lukes began the process of discernment and prayer towards the call of a new rector in Spring of 2022. Our Search Committee is working on discerning the future direction for St. Luke's as we search for our new rector.
News of our progress and upcoming steps can be found in the church's weekly newsletter in addition to announcements made in the weekly services. The Search Committee opens and closes each meeting with prayer, and we ask all parishoners and friends to continue to pray for us and the parish.
St. Luke's is blessed to have a dedicated staff. Find out more about them, their work, and how to get in touch below.
Lauren started in her role at St. Luke's in January of 2022. She is responsible for a variety of tasks and is a key part of the day-to-day work of the parish.
She assists with the printing of the weekly bulletins, buying office supplies, producing mailings and emails, and much more.
Lauren is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.
Organist and Choir Director
Lisa has served as organist and choir director at St. Luke's for over thirty years. Throughout her tenure, she has led the music ministry to new heights, including choir performances at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington,DC and at All Saints Camp in the Diocese of Kentucky.
Lisa is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Music where she studied organ with renowned conductor and organist Melvin Dickinson.
She is also the Artistic Director of the St. Luke's Concert Series and of the St. Luke's Music Academy where she also teaches.
Judy has served as the bookkeeper at St. Luke's for over a decade. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day financial operations that keep St. Luke's running, and for using best accounting practices to help us be good stewards of the gifts God has given us.
Judy is married to Rev. Arthur Chard who served as a priest associate at St. Luke's for several years and is now retired.
William has served St. Luke's for many years in his role as sexton.
As sexton he works as a caretaker of our campus to ready it for meetings, services, and events at St. Luke's each month. He does the cleaning and maintenance throughout the campus, as well as setup and cleanup for the variety of events that take place here Plus, he keeps a watchful eye on the many souls that pass through our campus each day.
St. Luke's is managed by the vestry which consists of 12 members, of whom, four are elected each year for a three year term. The election is held at the annual parish meeting the third Sunday of each January. The Vestry meets once a month and as needed.
The 2023 Officers of the Vestry (Senior Warden is appointed annually by the Rector).
St. Luke's is in the process of searching for a new rector. We are blessed to have a dedicated group from our parish on our Search Committee. We ask you to keep them in your prayers as we discern God's vision for St. Luke's.