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Our Leadership

St. Peter's Vestry

The vestry at St. Peter's consists of 9 members elected to 3-year terms.  The basic responsibilities of the Episcopal vestry, as explained on The Episcopal Church website, are "to help define and articulate the mission of the congregation; to support the church's mission by word and deed, to select the rector, to ensure effective organization and planning, and to manage resources and finances".

Below lists the current St. Peter's vestry members with term expiration dates: 

Senior Warden:  Brent Jones (12/31/2023)

Junior Warden:  Dee Carter (12/31/2021)

Register:  Jane Tyler Coates (12/31/2023)

John Hopkins (12/31/2022)

Julie Hynson (12/31/2022)

Mary Berry (12/31/2023)

Alec Westall (12/31/2023)

Tom Smallwood (12/31/2022)

Cathy Perry (12/31/2021)

Church Leadership Positions

For the church to fulfill its mission, there are many areas of church operation that must be managed, most by volunteer parishioners.

Cemetery Manager:  Jimmy Coates

Cemetery Fund Treasurer:  Cathy Jones

Music Director:  TBD

Treasurer:  Wanda Mason

Treasurer of Endowment Fund:  Mary Anne Hopkins

Trustees:  Carl Flemer, Jr., Wanda Mason, John Hopkins

Church Committees

Accountant:  Alice Payne

Acolyte Leader:  Roberta Kulina

Altar Guild:  Mary Beth Carter, Wanda Mason

Building & Grounds:  Dee Carter (Chair), Mary Beth Carter, John Hopkins, Johnny Jenkins, Roberta Kulina, Tom Smallwood

Care Committee:  Cathy Jones, Julie Hynson, Mary Anne Hopkins, Cathy Perry, Paula Stepp, Mary Berry

Cemetery Committee:  Cathy Jones, Jimmy Coates, Doug Flemer

Christian Education Chair:  Christina Gruszecki

Community Meal:  Cathy Jones (Chair), Dee Carter, Mary Berry

Endowment Fund:  Brent Jones, Mary Anne Hopkins, Jane Tyler Coates, Carl Flemer, Jr. (Member Emeritus)

Finance and Audit:  Roberta Kulina (Chair), Mary Beth Carter, Fletch Flemer

Kitchen Coordinators:  Roberta Kulina 

Lay Readers:  Mary Anne Hopkins

Nursery Coordinator:  Julie Hynson

Outreach Committee:  Julie Hynson (Chair), Mary Berry,  Cathy Perry, Betty Currey, Cathy Jones

Social Media Committee:  Diane Doumas (Chair), Jessie Smallwood, Christina Gruszecki

Stewardship:  Wanda Mason (Chair), Cathy Jones, Cy Murphy, Roberta Kulina

Taylor House Committee:  Father Rod Gordon, Dee Carter (Chair), John Hopkins, Peter Fahrney, Fletch Flemer, Mary Beth Carter, Christina Gruszecki, Cathy Jones

Ushers/Church Security Chair:  Scott Mitchell

Diocese and Regional Committees

Diocesan Council Delegate:  Cy Murphy;  Alternate:  Tom Smallwood

Northern Neck Region Delegate:  Cy Murphy;  Alternate:  Tom Smallwood