CLERGY
LAY STAFF

The Rev. Ollie V. Rencher

The Rev. Ollie V. Rencher

901-252-6320

orencher@gracestlukes.org

Rector: Collaborates with the Bishop, Wardens, Vestry, Treasurer, Clergy-Staff Team, ministry committees and teams, and GSL School (Head of School, Leadership Team, Board of Trustees) on Church-School interrelated operations; serves as lead clergy contact and resource for Administration, Communications, Stewardship (financial, property), Worship, and Music. Elected by the Vestry in May 2018 to serve as Rector beginning July 2018 after serving as Rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 2012 to June 2018.

The Rev. Meredith Jane Day

The Rev. Meredith Jane Day

901-252-6329

mday@gracestlukes.org

Curate: Supports the Rector as lead clergy contact and resource for Congregational Development (membership, newcomers, parishioner engagement), Fellowship (special events), and Formation (adults, youth, children). Assigned by the Bishop as Curate in June 2018 after serving as Interim Youth Minister, June 2017 to May 2018.

Office & Programs

Dr. Patrick Scott

Director of Music & Organist

Principal organist and director of choirs and guest instrumentalists; responsible for parish music repertoire for the liturgical year in consultation with the Rector; lead musician and coordinator of School Chapel music; seasonal support to Belvedere Chamber Music Festival at GSL.

901-252-6323

Debbie Smith

Assistant Organist and Choirmaster

Supports the Director of Music and Organist through organ-playing, conducting the Chancel Choir (adults), and as lead conductor of the Canterbury and St. Cecilia children’s choirs; assists the Director of Music and the Rector with selecting parish worship music; offers music for School Chapel, weddings, and funeral, and seasonal liturgies.

901-252-6331

Amzie Williams

Director of Youth Formation

Coordinator of Journey to Adulthood (J2A) learning program, Episcopal Youth Community (EYC), special programs, confirmation class, adult leadership/mentors to youth, parish involvement in diocesan youth programs, and community-building programs for parents; School Chapel Officiant in rotation with the Clergy.

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