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Clergy and Staff


The Rev. Philene Ware Dunn, Celebrant

St. John's is currently in transition and is undergoing the search process for a new priest. We welcome Rev. Ware Dunn as our weekly celebrant.

The Rev. Steve Busch, Deacon

Steve completed Deacon School Training in January 2021 and was ordained to the vocational deaconate on April 19, 2021. Prior to attending Deacon School, which included a year as intern at St Johnís, Steve was Ministries coordinator and Director of Parish Operations at The Falls Church Episcopal. Prior to his call to ordained ministry, Steve was an infantry officer in the Marine Corps, retiring after 21 years service in 1997 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He then worked as a Business Strategy and Change Management Consultant for IBM Consulting until 2016, the year he began the process to ordained ministry.


Catherine Packard, Parish Administrator, Part time

Fr. Jason Lody, Ministry Partners Administrator, Part Time

Other Staff

Amanda Hull, Organist/Director of Music

Amanda has a long history of serving congregations as their organist/choir director in several different denominations. She is very familiar with the Episcopal liturgy and looks forward to working with our choir and building our music program. Amanda also works as a teacher for children with special needs. .

Gluay Zimmerman, Nursery Care

Craig Staresnich, Treasurer

David Thompson, Event & Sexton Support

Kristen Tucker, Sexton