Clergy and Staff

The Rev. Dr. Sarah Gaede

Interim Rector 

Ordained in 1994, Rev. Gaede has served parishes in Georgia, Florida and Alabama.




The Rev. Dr. Billy Walton


Ordained January 11, 2014, Billy has embraced his new ministry as Deacon in our Parish. The role of the Deacon in the Episcopal Church is to bring the cares, needs and concerns of the world into the church so that they can get the full attention of the congregation.


Tommie Moore

Program Administrator/Director of Christian Education –

Tommie oversees all committees, events and programs and serves as a support/resource for all committee chairs. She also oversees youth and adult Sunday School and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. She coordinates the scheduling of use of the program facility, church and chapel.

Nancy Sweat

Church Secretary –

Nancy supports everybody. She keeps things humming along in the front office with her secretarial command center at the front door. She is the welcoming voice on the phone and the welcoming face which is the first that greets you as you enter the church office. She helps produce communications such as the Cross and Crown, meeting and ministry reminders, and supports the Rector, the office staff, and the parish in general with tasks too numerous                                                   to list.

Taylor Sparks


Taylor serves as the principal liturgical assistant to the Rector, is the principal parish musician and provides the leadership, management and coordination of the music ministry program for the parish.


Michele McBride

Bookkeeper –

Michele is responsible for paying all bills and keeping parish financial records. All checks are written on Wednesdays. Call Michele if you have questions about your pledge, pledge statement, automatic bank draft or monetary donations.


Stacy Carroll White

Youth Director –

The Youth Director is responsible for programs and activities for Sr. EYC (grades 7-12) and Jr. EYC (grades 1-6).



 Rick Armstrong


Rick sets up for church meetings, gatherings, programs, as well as general maintenance and upkeep duties.