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My name is Julian Thomas “Tripp” Jeffords III. I am the rector or lead pastor at St. Paul’s. I grew up in Hartsville, SC.
My undergraduate degree in Religious Studies is from the University of South Carolina. After graduation, I went on to complete a Masters of Divinity from Duke Divinity School and an Anglican Studies program at Virginia Theological School. My ordained ministry began in 1994 as a curate at St. Helena’s in Beaufort, SC. Our family was then called to serve at St. Paul’s in Conway for almost 18 years before receiving a call to come to St. Paul’s in Summerville in 2015.
My wife Leslie and I, along with our three college age sons, are excited to be serving St. Paul’s. What a great church! We love Summerville, the people with whom we serve, and the opportunities for
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Father John is retired from Church of the Epiphany in Eutawville, SC and works part time at St. Paul’s in the areas of preaching, teaching and pastoral care. John’s wife, Toni is also active at St. Paul’s in the music ministry (French Horn) and her catering business, Parish House Catering.
Associate Priest for Youth & Families
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Korey’s ministry path has taken him from pastoring a small church in Northern Illinois, (2003-2007), to spending six years as the Pastor of Family Ministries at Grace Community Church, (2007-2013), in Overbrook, Kansas. Korey has been confirmed in the Anglican Communion, served at St. Aidan’s in Kansas City, Missouri. He was ordained by the Bishop in October 2018, to the Sacred Order of Priests in the Anglican Diocese of South Carolina, all the while dedicating himself to raising up the next generation that will change the world in the name of Jesus Christ.
Korey is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (2003) in Deerfield, Illinois. He and his wife, Jamie, have been blessed by God with four children: Grace, Trinity, Anna, and Kristian.
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Jonathan is from West Michigan where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Braelyn. They moved to Louisville, Kentucky to attend Boyce College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where Jonathan received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Divinity in Biblical and Theological Studies. Jonathan has a passion for studying God’s Word and proclaiming the gospel of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus and bringing it to bear on every aspect of life. He is excited to work with the youth at St. Paul’s, disciple them, and explore with them the surpassing worth of knowing Christ.
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Cathy‘s passion is to help every person in the St. Paul’s family to know they are valued and called to serve the Lord, through the development of authentic Christian relationships, and meaningful ministry. She has been married to Mark for 35 years and has three beautiful children: Meredyth (Jon), Lauren (Ross), and Mark Jr. She loves being a grandmother to precious Jonathan Jr., Abigail, and Paul.
Director of Praise Team & Modern Music
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Bonnie is a passionate worshipper of Jesus and her heart is to see the church- body engaged in extravagant worship. She is from Northern Virginia, where she met the Lord at Truro Anglican. She relocated to South Carolina, and she loves it here! She learned much about worship, and Worship Arts at St. Andrews, in Mt Pleasant. She was then called to be the worship leader, and part of the church plant team, at Christ Church Murrells Inlet. In 2013, she became the Worship Arts Leader at St Paul’s. She loves the outdoors, movies, music, and all things ‘Tech.’
Director or the Children's Learning Center
Terri Livingston is the Director of our St. Paul’s Christian Learning Center. She is a member of St. Paul’s. She has been married to her husband Allan for 39 years and has 4 children, and 4 grandchildren. She has been honored to serve the children, and families of our community, at CLC, for 23 years.
CLC is blessed with phenomenal teaching staff, and they love teaching our preschool students about the ABC’s, 123’s and most importantly, that Jesus loves them very much!
It is St. Paul’s CLC’s desire to minister to the children and families we serve. This is accomplished by offering a nurturing and welcoming environment, to learn, grow, and walk with Jesus in prayer.
Director of Connections & Prayer Ministry
Heather, her husband, Justin, and three sons have attended St. Paul’s since moving to Summerville in 1998. Heather directs our Healing Prayer Ministry (training prayer ministers and providing opportunities for people to receive prayer), our Connections Ministry (helping our guests through the membership process), and our Communicatons (helping our staff and leaders get information about ministries to parishioners). Heather loves spending time with her family, watching sports and traveling.
Children's Ministry Leadership Team, Co-Director for Curriculum and Staffing
Nikki, her husband Warren, and their 3 children have been members of St. Paul’s since 2015. Nikki has been serving in the children’s ministry department for the past several years in various roles including teaching Sunday School, Kids’ Church volunteer, and most recently as the Children’s Ministry Assistant. She is excited to continue to serve as the new Co-Director of Children’s Ministry/Curriculum & Staffing Coordinator. Nikki loves spending free time with family & friends, reading & being outdoors.
Children's Ministry Leadership Team - Co-Director of Volunteer Recruitment
My name is Jillian Delamar. My husband is Jarratt Delamar and we have two children, Evelyn (age 7) and Dawson (age 3). I am a first grade teacher in DD2 and am also a product, myself of the Summerville area. I have been a member of St. Paul’s my entire life. I was brought up within this church family and I feel blessed to be able to raise my own family here. I am excited to work with my other Co-Directors in leading our children and their families through God’s Word.
Children's Ministry Leadership Team, Co-Director for Special Events
Lisa and her family have been attending St Paul’s for the last 4 years. She is the 2nd grade teacher at TCA, and has also volunteered within the children’s ministry many times. Prior to attending St Paul’s, she and her family attended Bethany UMC where they led and volunteered within the youth group for 10 years and she was the chair for Chidlrens Ministry for many years as well as the chair of VBS. Outside of her love for Childrens Ministry, she loves to spend time outside with her family, serving in the community and baking.
Director of Traditional Music
Sharon and her husband, Ben live in Summerville with their daughters Grace and Abigail. Sharon teaches music at Trinity Classical Academy and assists Ben in their video production business. Sharon is blessed to return to St. Paul’s where she previously led the children’s choir and handbell choir. She also sang in the adult choir for many years. Most recently, she led worship at the Good Samaritan church plant. She loves making music to the Lord and looks forward to leading the traditional worship service. In her free time, Sharon enjoys playing tennis, going to the beach, riding bikes and long walks with her dog.
Business & Finance Manager
Don and his wife, Mary Doar, live in Summerville with their grandson, Tristan. They have four children and a bunch of grandchildren! Don has been the Sexton at St. Paul’s for about a year now. Before that, he had his own handyman business, for fifteen years, and worked as a project supervisor at JW Aluminum, for twenty years.
In his limited free time, he enjoys being “Papa,” to Tristan. He looks forward to having time to play golf and tennis and is in the process of building his dream home in the mountains of North Carolina.
Edie has grown up in the Summerville area, and is a graduate of Summerville High School. She has 2 children, and 4 grandsons.
In her free time, she loves going to the beach and shopping!