Staff Directory - St. Barnabas Parish

Oct 28, 2020

About St Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Welcome to St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, a vibrant and inclusive community located in the heart of Elyria. As a proud member of the St. Barnabas Parish, our church serves as a beacon of faith, hope, and love for all who seek spiritual guidance. With a rich history dating back over a century, our church continues to inspire and nurture the souls of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Our Dedicated Team

At St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, we are blessed to have a dedicated team of clergy, staff members, and volunteers who play integral roles in the smooth functioning of our parish. Each member brings unique skills and expertise to serve our congregation and the broader community.

Rev. John Smith - Rector

Rev. John Smith is the Rector at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church. With a deep passion for pastoral care, Rev. Smith leads our parish with compassion, wisdom, and a profound commitment to guiding our community on their spiritual journeys. His engaging sermons and hands-on approach make him a beloved figure among our congregation.


  • Preaching and leading worship services
  • Providing pastoral care and counseling
  • Overseeing the spiritual development of the community
  • Collaborating with other religious organizations

Elizabeth Johnson - Music Director

Elizabeth Johnson serves as the Music Director at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, enhancing our worship services with her exceptional musical talent. With a background in choral conducting and organ performance, Elizabeth uplifts our spirits through harmonious melodies and encourages active participation from our congregation.


  • Leading the church choir and organizing musical performances
  • Selecting hymns and creating musical arrangements
  • Coordinating with guest musicians for special church events
  • Providing music education opportunities for the community

Sarah Thompson - Director of Outreach Programs

Sarah Thompson is our dedicated Director of Outreach Programs, overseeing initiatives that align with our commitment to serving the wider community. With a passion for social justice and community engagement, Sarah tirelessly works to address various social issues and build meaningful connections between our church and local organizations.


  • Developing and managing outreach programs
  • Collaborating with community partners for impactful projects
  • Organizing fundraising events for charitable causes
  • Encouraging community involvement within the parish

Join Our Vibrant Community

St Andrew’s Episcopal Church warmly welcomes individuals from all walks of life to join our loving and supportive community. Whether you are seeking spiritual guidance, fellowship, or opportunities to make a positive impact, we provide a nurturing environment for personal and collective growth.

Worship Services

Join us every Sunday for uplifting worship services that blend traditional rituals with contemporary expressions of faith. Our services are designed to inspire, educate, and foster a sense of unity among our congregation. We offer various worship styles to cater to diverse preferences, so there is something for everyone.

Community Involvement

At St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, we firmly believe in the power of community engagement. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved in outreach programs, volunteer work, and social justice initiatives. Together, we can make a positive difference in Elyria and beyond.

Adult Education

Expand your knowledge and deepen your faith through our engaging adult education programs. We offer thought-provoking courses, Bible studies, and discussion groups that encourage meaningful dialogues and foster intellectual growth.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, would like to learn more about our staff members, or wish to get involved in our community, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Our friendly staff is always here to assist you.

We look forward to welcoming you to St Andrew’s Episcopal Church and being a part of your spiritual journey.

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Louis Rolloy
Wow, I absolutely love the dedication of St. Barnabas Parish in fostering a strong community! Their staff directory is a great way for members and newcomers to connect and find the spiritual guidance they seek. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, as part of this loving community, truly brings hope and inspiration to Elyria. Keep up the amazing work!
Nov 10, 2023
Tim Shenk
That's very helpful! St. Barnabas Parish is doing an amazing job fostering a strong community.
Oct 11, 2023
Trippy Tripmeeters
Great to see the staff directory for St. Barnabas Parish! It's important to have a vibrant and inclusive community for spiritual guidance.
Oct 4, 2023