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Melisa Dotson

Melisa is a “cradle” Episcopalian and feels privileged to have been one of the first female acolytes and chalice bearers during her youth at the parish of St. Stephen’s in Olean, NY. She married her husband, Ken, in 2002 and they served together for several years as members of the Altar Guild at The Cathedral…

Tom Briggs

Tom is originally from Allentown, PA and moved to Shippensburg in 1993.  He is a professor at Shippensburg University in Computer Science and Engineering.  Although he grew up in a UCC congregation, he enjoys the unique spirituality that arises from a church with a rich history and liturgy and the warm and welcoming congregation at…

Tim Hawkins

Tim moved to Shippensburg in 2004 with his wife Irene and has since had two daughters, Bramley (10) and Della (7). He works in the Geography and Earth Science Department at Shippensburg University where his focus is climatology and meteorology. As a person who was raised Catholic, he appreciates the freedom to explore spirituality on…

Matt Ashberry

Matt moved to Shippensburg in 2001 with his wife Crystal and three children. His daughters Hannah and Emily attend college and his son Luke is a senior in high school. Matt is a contractor for the United States Coast Guard Operations System Center in WV as a Systems Test Engineer. He grew up in a…

Susan Sanders

Susan moved to Shippensburg in 2003 and cobbled together an ad hoc faith community among friends and other like-minded people.  Occasionally, she’d attend a formal worship service here and there, the most regular one being St. Andrew’s Easter Vigil.  In June 2015, she started attending St. Andrew’s regularly and has enjoyed getting involved and meeting…

Jeanine Goodwin

Jeanine Goodwin is originally from Long Island, New York and Southwestern Connecticut, and landed in Carlisle in January of 1990. She returned to college as a non-traditional student that Winter and in 1993 graduated with a Bachelors of Religion accompanied by a concentration in Art History. At Dickinson Jeanine worked in the Office of Religious…

John Richardson

John Richardson started attending St. Andrew’s soon after arriving in Shippensburg in 1994, presumably after past-rector Canon Bill Murphey showed up at his house with a couple bottles of wine. He’s been an active member ever since. John is a professor of chemistry at Shippensburg University, and at St. Andrew’s has been active at some…