Staff & Leaders

Staff

St. Martin-in-the-Fields is strengthened by paid staff, and volunteers, clergy and lay people who work together to serve our community. Meet our people:

Scot McComas

Scot came to St. Martin-in-the-Fields on February 9, 2015 with more than 10 years of ordained ministry, with experience in parishes and schools from Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, and most recently, two parishes and the Parish Episcopal School in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.  He’s a graduate of Southern Methodist University, Harvard Divinity School and […]

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Susan Slaughter

The Rev. Susan Slaughter has come to St. Martin-in-the-Fields after many years of serving as a priest and deacon in our diocese. Susan is particularly interested in pastoral care and enjoys facilitating Bible studies. She delights in helping people recognize and develop the ministries to which God is calling them. Susan has a history of faithful […]

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Henry Penner

For the 20+ years that he has been a member of this parish, Henry A. Penner has looked out into the congregation and seen the love in all your faces, year by year. Many are gone. Many are new. Many are those who encouraged him daily. Many are those who encouraged him just by their […]

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Ayo Omoniyi

Mr. Ayo Omoniyi is a postulant in the ordination process, feeling called to ordained ministry as a deacon, so we’re listing him as a deacon-in-training. He is married to Tope, and they have three beautiful children, two in college and one in high school. When he’s not working and serving at church, he loves playing […]

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Megan Grant

Megan Grant will begin her ministry among us mid-August. Megan is a second year Master of Divinity student at TCU’s Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth. She transferred to Brite from George W. Truett Seminary at Baylor after completing one year. Megan has served Covenant Baptist Church in San Antonio, Texas and comes to us from Juliette […]

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Amy Pirk

Amy Pirk joined St. Martin-in-the-Fields a little over a year ago with her husband, Jon, son, Justin, and daughter Emma. An El Paso, Texas transplant, Amy is now proud to call Keller, Texas home. Amy is a graduate of The University of Texas at El Paso and holds a degree in Multidisciplinary Studies with areas […]

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Jordan Ricks

Jordan comes to St. Martin’s with 10 years experience as a choral conductor, teacher, composer/arranger and choral accompanist. Jordan directs our choir and plays the organ in Sunday worship. Jordan is originally from Paris, Texas and holds his Bachelor’s Degree in Sacred Music from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He spent seven years teaching choral music in […]

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Anika Rinker

Anika is a Yankee transplant originally from upstate New York, but she lived and raised her son in Key West, Florida for 12 years before moving to Texas in December of 2013. Anika received her BA degree in Media Communications from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Her professional background is mainly in the service […]

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Kristen Kosla

Kristen Kosla is a Certified Public Accountant originally from West Texas. She moved to the DFW area after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. Her background has been mostly in corporate accounting and finance and she looks forward to working in a smaller business setting. Kristen lives in Keller with her husband and […]

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Susan Kleinwechter

Susan Kleinwechter is a wife, mom, instigator, and technology advocate who is passionate about making St. Martin’s website and communication channels welcoming and informative. Susan’s been at St. Martin’s since 1995, long enough to raise two children into college-aged adults with the help of this loving community. Along the way, she’s felt the call to […]

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Sharon Payne

St. Martin’s tradition of “Radical Hospitality” that is part of the DNA of the church is something that Sharon Payne understands from her own personal experience. As fairly recent El Paso transplants to the Fort Worth/Keller/Southlake area, Sharon and her husband Gary have attended St. Martin’s for over two years. As they were searching for […]

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Serin Stanford

Serin Stanford directs St. Martin’s Episcopal School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education with a certificate in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, a Kindergarten endorsement, and a certificate in Special Education. She joins St. Martin’s Episcopal School in August 2016, most recently serving as the Day School Director at First United Methodist Church […]

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Mayra Carballo

Mayra is a mother of 3 beautiful teenage children. God has blessed her with a special gift of teaching, and she’s used it for 22 years! When Mayra comes to St. Martin’s, she  welcomes all children with open arms and enjoys seeing their smiling faces. She enjoys sharing morning prayers, arts and crafts, Bible story […]

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Georgeann Donald

Georgeann has three grown children and three beautiful grandchildren. God has blessed her with the ability to teach young children, and she’s done that for the last 32 years; now Georgeann is helping instill God’s Word through prayers, arts and crafts, and Bible verses in our nursery at St. Martin’s. She feels blessed to be […]

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Jackie Ingram

Jackie Ingram is a mother of three teenagers, two of which are fraternal twins. Jackie is a native Texan who’s lived in Keller for five years. She loves cats and has a beautiful little lady she calls Bell’A. She enjoys having the privilege of watching and caring for your little ones and teaching them the […]

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Adjunct Clergy

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church is blessed by the presence of retired clergy at our church, many of whom we see continue their calling by serving at our altar and preaching and participating in our educational opportunities.

Judy Upham

The Rev. Judith Upham is a retired Episcopal priest with over 40 years of ordained ministry. She continues to preach, teach, and share the sacraments with those in our community. She facilitates the Education for Ministry lay ministry program at St. Martin’s. Judy graduated from Episcopal Theological School (now Episcopal Divinity School) in Cambridge, Massachusetts […]

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Jesse Smith

The Rev. Jesse Smith has been part of St Martin’s community for many years off and on. Jesse served as an assistant priest at our parish, before his ministry took him to be a hospital chaplain at Baylor All Saints Hospital, where he still continues to serve Sunday mornings, and to serve in the Kairos prison ministry. His […]

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Diana LaCrosse

Deacon Diana LaCrosse as born and raised in Del Rio, Texas. She is a graduate of Del Rio High School and the University of Texas, and she received a Master of Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She was ordained as a deacon on the Day of Pentecost at the Church of the Holy Spirit in […]

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Vern Raschke

The Rev. Dr. Vernon Raschke is a retired-again Episcopal priest, now living in Fort Worth. When he is not a supply priest travelling to serve at the Episcopal Church of Wichita Falls, he usually attends St. Martin’s “because it is the closest, friendliest, and best.” Vern was ordained a Catholic priest fifty-five years ago in his home state […]

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Frank Reeves

Frank retired from St. Martin-in-the-Fields in 2007 after serving our congregation for 22 years, and was named Rector Emeritus to honor his service. After retiring, he served for six years as the sustaining priest at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Granbury. He’s fairly recently re-retired and likes to travel, spend time with his wife Susan […]

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Vestry

Linda Snow

Linda and her husband Carl are new to Texas, recently coming here to be close to some of their family. At St. Martin’s, she participates in the Wednesday Study, Education for Ministry, Outreach Committee, and Communications Committee. She volunteers to organize the archives and communicate the history of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. She is the head of our chapter of the […]

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Charles Busey

Charles Busey is the Junior Warden for St. Martin’s.  The Junior Warden is responsible for the buildings and maintenance and use of the property in accordance with the mission and vision of the parish. The Junior Warden also assists the Senior Warden and rector as requested.

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DJ Mitchell

DJ is a lifelong Episcopalian and member of St. Martin’s since 1991, and regularly serves as an usher. He has served our church in many different ways over the years; a few highlights are three terms on the Vestry, Senior Warden, member of the Building Committee, and a Convention delegate. DJ is married, with three grown sons, all […]

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Glenda Morehead

Glenda Morehead is Clerk of the Vestry.  The Vestry has elected her to observe and record their decisions and actions.  She is grateful for the opportunity they have given her.  She also serves at the altar of St-Martin-in-the-Fields, feeling privileged to see the faces of the people as they approach the communion rail – the […]

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Jack Bolerjack

Jack Bolerjack has grown up attending St. Martin-in-the-Fields and has been part of the youth and acolyte programs for many years. He is currently a college student attending the University of North Texas in Denton studying for a degree in Kinesiology. Jack would like to welcome everyone to our church! Jack is a Vestry liaison to groups […]

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Courtney Mullaney

Courtney Mullaney is married to Chris Mullaney and mom to three children: Elliott, Brooklyn, and Kellen. She was raised United Methodist, and after a hiatus from religious life for numerous years, she and Chris began searching for a church home for their family in 2012. They found that the United Methodist churches in the northeast portion […]

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Ike Ogbue

At work, Ike is a British architect. At home, he’s a husband and father of two teenage boys. At church, well, that’s a longer story that spans continents. In London, England, he was a visible, but quiet member of congregations. He attended St. Martin-in- the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, and St. Paul’s, Mill Hill, occasionally helping out with charity work. […]

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Joel Walker

Raised a Methodist, Joel was introduced to the Episcopal Church in 1962.  He holds a degree in Mathematics and served for two years in the U. S. Army.  He has two daughters and a lovely wife, Carol-Lynn. The family has called St. Martin-in-the-Fields their church home since 1991. Joel’s service to St. Martin’s includes the Men’s Group, as a special shopper and cook for events at St Martin’s, […]

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Nancy Wieden

Nancy is a lifelong Episcopalian. She grew up in Houston and at St. Martin’s, Houston, where her mother was instrumental in the founding of what is now the largest Episcopal church in Texas. She was deeply involved with the Church of the Transfiguration in Dallas while raising three boys and holding down a job in the construction industry. As a […]

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Kathy Wilkinson

Kathy is a wife, mother, grandmother, and a certified Laughter Yoga leader and teacher. She feels blessed with the opportunities in her life to serve and to lead. Since arriving at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, she has joined the efforts of Grow the Church, Sisters of the Spirit, Labyrinth Committee and Radical Hospitality.  She led our Festival in the Fields. She leads […]

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Norma Barbier

Norma and her family found what they were looking for at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. She knew about St. Martin’s through her son, who used to play soccer on our soccer fields. She was looking for a church where she and her two teenage children could worship God in a community where everybody feels welcome regardless of race, gender, or sexual […]

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James Bedell

Jim, a cradle Episcopalian, was baptized at birth and became an acolyte when 9 years old. The church has always been a major part of his life, and he’s served in many different ways in many different places. In the late 1970’s, he was part of the proof reading for the text of The Hymnal […]

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Mary Beth Butler

MaryBeth was born in Houston to a family of Episcopalians, and grew up at Ascension Church, where she was an acolyte and nursery worker. She completed two English degrees at Texas A&M University, and has served on vestries at St. Francis, College Station and Annunciation, Lewisville. She loves being a part of St. Martin’s, a place where […]

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Linda Seeber

Linda is a cradle Episcopalian from upstate New York. She and her husband Dick moved to our area in 1998 when he retired from the USAF. She has been an Altar Guild member for 53 years at many Episcopal churches across the US, including New York, Michigan, California, D.C. and Illinois. She is also involved with Sisters […]

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