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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Christopher Thomas

Christopher shares the pastoral and liturgical responsibilities of our church with the Rev. Scot McComas, our rector, and the Rev. Ayo Omoniyi, our deacon. He works for our church part time and part time for St. Elisabeth and Christ the King Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. Christopher serves in our worship as a celebrant and […]

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Ayo Omoniyi

Ayo is a deacon, called to an ordained ministry of service. 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 cards, listening to reggae music, and cooking. Born in Nigeria, he was baptized, and […]

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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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Liza Goodner

Liza Goodner is excited to bring her passion for teaching, love of children, and love for Christ to the growth and future of St. Martin’s children. She has attended our church since 2015, alongside her husband Eric, teenage son Matthew and 8 year old son Elliot. A Texas native raised in northern Louisiana, she returned […]

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Choir Director / Organist

We’re looking for someone to help make the music happen! We have an open position for an organist. If you know someone, please put them in touch with our rector, the Rev. Scot McComas, at scot.mccomas@stmartininthefields.org.

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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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Albert Alvarez

Albert Alvarez brings decades of public and church financial experience to St. Martin’s. Albert was born in Havana, Cuba and has lived in the US since 1962. He grew up in Wichita Falls and graduated from Midwestern State University with a BBA in Accounting. He moved to the DFW area in 1989 to work for […]

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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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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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Amy Osterhoff

Amy serves on the staff at St. Martin’s Episcopal School, so working with young children is something she is passionate about. She has an Associates Degree in Business Management and a certification in Baking and Pastry Arts from The Art Institutes International. Amy is originally from Kansas City, MO and moved to Fort Worth four […]

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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. Judy graduated from Episcopal Theological School (now Episcopal Divinity School) in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1967, was ordained a deacon December 6, 1975 and a priest […]

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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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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 moved to Texas to be close to family, and quickly became active in many of our church ministries and activities. At St. Martin’s, she participates in the Wednesday Study, Education for Ministry, Outreach Committee, and Communications Committee (where she serves as the historian). She volunteers to organize the archives and communicate the history of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. She […]

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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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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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Mary Beth Butler

Welcome ministry liaison: 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, […]

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Christopher Mullaney

Outreach ministry liaison: Christopher (Chris) Mullaney is married to Courtney Mullaney and dad to three children: Elliott, Brooklyn, and Kellen. He was raised in a Baptist church in the mid-cities, and after a hiatus from religious life for quite some time, he and Courtney began searching for a church home for their family in 2012. […]

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Joel Walker

Welcome ministry liaison: 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 […]

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Nancy Wieden

Hospitality committee liaison: 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. […]

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Keen Haynes

Building & grounds liaison: In his twenty-year career as a U.S. Marine, Keen learned the importance of working together as a team to accomplish goals. He has a “Can Do” attitude. And he’s served the Church in a broad way where he’s lived. Keen served the Episcopal Dioceses of San Diego on their Executive Council, where […]

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Brandy Heckel

Worship ministry liaison: Brandy and her family moved to Keller in 2001, when her husband Mark left active duty service with the United States Navy to begin a career with American Airlines as a commercial pilot. Brandy was born in Georgia and raised Southern Baptist. During middle school she began questioning some of the church’s […]

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Christopher DeClerk

Children’s ministry liaison: Christopher and his family joined St. Martin’s in 2015, after moving back to the DFW area from Hanover, NH, where Christopher was a Vestry member at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Raised in a very Catholic household and community, he was drawn to the Episcopal Church for the liturgical familiarity and the welcoming […]

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Sharon Dudek

Youth ministry liaison: Sharon Dudek is married to Robert and they are parents to Robby, Mitchell and Alyssa. Lifelong Catholics, they made the decision in 2016 to find a church that is welcoming and affirming. They soon made their first visit to St. Martin’s, where they immediately felt at home. At St. Martin’s, Sharon has […]

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Becky Snell

Welcome ministry liaison: Becky and her family began their journey at St. Martin’s in August of 1997, when we moved to the Keller area. Her first engagement as a member of St. Martin’s was sitting on the floor of the nursery and learning I was a member of the Christ Child Guild and how we […]

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Ben Taylor

Pastoral care ministry liaison: Ben was born in Parkersburg, WV, the last of six children, and was raised in the Northern Baptist tradition. His senior year at West Virginia University, he was confirmed at Trinity Episcopal Church. As an ROTC graduate, he was immediately commissioned, entered the US Army Infantry, and served on active duty […]

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