Clergy, Staff and Vestry

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 Pictured L-R: Bobbi Reese, Organist & Choirmaster; Andrew Suitter, Parish Administrator; The Rev. Susan Naylor, Deacon; The Rev. Pamela Dolan, Rector;
and Leslie Scoopmire, Seminary Intern. Also pictured are the “Episco-pooches”, known as the Reese Sisters, Cinder (with Pamela) and Samantha (with Leslie).

The Rev.PamelaDolan Dr. Pamela Dolan, Rector
therevpamela@goodshepherdec.org or 314-576-5502 Ext. 1
Pamela was raised in Hawaii and California, she holds degrees from UC Berkeley, Harvard Divinity School and just recently finished her D. Min from Sewanee. She sometimes hangs out in coffee shops and expounds on her unfinished doctoral dissertation on weeping and injustice in medieval poetry, but more often she is found enjoying life with her husband, their two daughters, and their dogs Abbey & Spike.

The Rev. Susan Naylor, DeaconSusan Naylor
deacon@goodshepherdec.org
Susan was ordained a deacon in 2004, after graduating with the first class from the Episcopal School for Ministry.  Susan is a registered nurse, and has worked in area hospitals, and as served as a Parish Nurse in three congregations.  Susan works as a Home Health Nurse for Lutheran Senior Services.  Susan and her husband Earl live in Rock Hill.

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Andrew Suitter,  Parish Administrator (part-time)
email: office@goodshepherdec.org
Andrew came to Good Shepherd in December 2015. Raised in Maine, Andrew moved to St. Louis after completing his M.Div at Vanderbilt University’s Divinity School in 2015.  Before moving to St. Louis, Andrew was a ministry associate at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Chapel on Vanderbilt’s campus for six years.

 

 

What does our staff do for fun and team building?  We made a trip to  Thistle Farms in Nashville, TN to learn how #LoveHeals every body; only to realize that this trip was as much for our own healing as it was to learn better how to love and heal the world.  You can check out Thistle Farms at www.thistlefarms.org. Also pictured are friends from Thistle Farms, The Rev. Becca Stevens, founder & friend, and Jennifer, employee & friend!

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Meet the Good Shepherd Vestry!

What is a Vestry?   A vestry is a team of elected congregational members, each serving three-year terms, who work with the clergy to help form community, plan, take care of the building and its staff, and make major decisions about our work together.

Lori FiLori Fisher Sr Wardensher, Senior Warden
email: lorijfisher@me.com
Lori joined Good Shepherd in February 2013 and currently serves as our senior warden. She was raised in Iowa and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism many, many years ago. Lori is happily retired after being one of those ‘corporate communications and marketing types.’ She enjoys golf, traveling, reading, and spoiling her nephews, nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces.

IMG_3378George Gray, Junior Warden

 

 

 

 

A bit about Good Shepherd…

The Rev. Pamela DolanEpiscopal Church of the Good Shepherd

Rev. Pamela Dolan and Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd was established as a mission of the Diocese of Missouri in 1953, sponsored by St. Peter’s Church in Ladue.  In 1956 the congregation became a parish, and located to its present site in Town & Country.  The Rev. Pamela Dolan, the 6thRector since the church was founded, was called in 2012. Good Shepherd contonues to be a vibrant, friendly and welcoming parish.  A video HERE highlights events, programs and celebrations in our Parish from January 2012 through January 2013. We have a lot of fun together as we explore and live our journey of faith. You are always welcome to join us for fun and fellowship.

(Thank you to Mark Moore of 8th Nerve who mixed and mastered the music in our video!)

To learn more about the Episcopal Church Diocese of Missouri please follow this link:www.diocesemo.org/

 

To Hear about the Latest Information from our Vestry, read on below!

Vestry Times April 2016-page-001