Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church

People

Church Staff

Parish Administrator

(Vacant) 

Email / Phone (540) 663-3085


Rector

The Reverend Lee Gandiya

The Reverend (Padre) Lee Gandiya joins St. Paul’s Episcopal Church after serving the last 23 years in the Church of England. Most recently, he served as Chaplain to Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (Army) in Oxfordshire, England, where he provided chaplaincy support to sixteen locations in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and Germany. Padre Lee currently serves as the Director of the Young Priest Initiative (YPI) for the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. YPI is a vehicle for finding, forming, and supporting young leaders to serve the Episcopal Church.

Email / Phone (540) 663-3085


Organist & Choir Director

Currently Vacant (TBA)

Katie Haywood

Katie Haywood is currently standing in as our choir director during our search for a new organist and choir director. Rehearsals are at 9:30 am on Sundays. All are welcome, ages high school through adult. Please join us! Handbell choir is now rehearsing following Fellowship time after the 10:00 service. We would love to have three or four more ringers. Previous ringing or musical knowledge is not necessary (but a sense of rhythm helps!); open to high school through adult.

Email / Phone (540) 663-3085


Sexton

Carl Boyce

Carl Boyce joined St. Paul’s in 1982 after retiring from the U.S. Navy. He is guided and assisted by his wife, Barbara. Together they make a formidable team.

Email / Phone (540) 663-3085


Vestry

Senior Warden

Lisa Stuart

(Vestry Member 2022-2024)


Junior Warden

Katie Haywood

(Vestry Member 2022-2024)


Vestry Member (2022-2024)

Lisa Baccich


Vestry Member (2023 – 2025)

Mary Ellen Arthurs


Vestry Member (2023 – 2025)

Steve Merian


Vestry Member (2023 – 2025)

Phil Short


Vestry Member (2024 – 2026)

Bob Brannon