Leadership

Meet Our Vicar:

Reverend Beth Hendrix


The Rev. Beth Hendrix was called to serve as the fourth Vicar of St. Christopher’s in December 2022. Mother Beth+ is a graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary, where she received a Master of Divinity. Her first call was as the Canon for Adult Formation and Family Ministries at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Shreveport, LA. Currently, Mother Beth+ serves on the Diocesan Executive Council and is a member of the Commission on Formation. She is also the Secretary of the DEC Standing Committee. Before seminary, she served in numerous leadership roles across the church, such as Diocesan Executive Council, the Board of Trustees for The Bishop Gravatt Camp and Conference Center, the Diocesan Youth Leadership Commission Event Planner, USC Canterbury Faculty Representative, and Secretary to the Diocesan Convention.

Mother Beth+ is a member of the Companions of the Center for Anglican Communion Studies, a group supporting cross-cultural and international ecclesial relationships through CACS at Virginia Theological Seminary. The Anglican Communion is the worldwide body of affiliated Anglican Churches led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Justin Welby, and Episcopal Churches led by the Presiding Bishop, The Most Rev. Michael Curry. She represented Virginia Theological Seminary at the 2022 Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England.

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Mother Beth+ grew up in North Augusta, SC. She is an avid golfer, loves history, and is a tinkerer. She has two sons, Preston (32) and Tenison (22), two step-children, Joshua (37) and Jordan (32), and two furbabies, Dolley Madison and Hercules. Her mother, Nancy, and brother, Frank, live in Central Florida.

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Vestry

Mother Beth+ – Pastoral Care, Liturgy, and Worship

Sr. Warden – Lex Hray

Jr. Warden – Eric Rassell, Buildings & Grounds

Danny Bachman – Youth Activities and Scouts’ Liaison

Karen Barnes – Oyster Roast and Special Projects

Erin Hubbell – Communications

Adam Lochemy – Finance

Lisa McCulley – Christian Formation

Carol Stephen – Outreach and Children’s Formation

Kim Tuck – Website Maintenance

Ruth Anne Hickerson – Treasurer

Kim Tuck – Assistant Treasurer

Vickie Witteveen – Coffee Hour Hosts

Worship Ministry Liaisons

Safe Church certification is required by the Episcopal Church for all who engage in ministry.

The following liaisons schedule worship ministry servers:

 

Crucifer, Book, Torches, Banners, Chalice, Vergers and Lectors* – Lex Hray

Audio Visual and Live Stream – Bill Canny

Altar Guild – Anita Bruhnke

Choir and Dramatics – Anne Denbow

Flower Guild – Karen Barnes

 

*Lectors, Acolytes, Chalices, and Eucharistic Visitors are trained by clergy or those authorized by the clergy, and all are to be licensed by the diocese before serving. See Mother Beth+ for Safe Church and other trainings.