Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

Staff & Leaders

Eileen Williams

How long have you been a member of St. Michael’s Church? My husband’s childhood Charleston family vacations always included attending St. Michael’s Church on Sunday. Naturally, when we moved to Charleston in 2007, we began attending the sanctuary service. As our family grew, we began attending the Family Service and have been actively serving there for…

Susannah Hubbell

I started attending St. Michael’s just after moving to Charleston in 1994.   I moved to Charleston  to pursue my dream of becoming an artist.  At that time I would slip quietly into one of the back pews at the 10:30 service to sit alone and pray for God’s guidance for my young life asking…

The Rev. David Booman

I visit parishioners in hospitals, nursing homes, and in their homes. I also serve the healing prayer ministry. Family: I am married to Caity and we have one very bad, compulsive cat who expresses her chronic anxiety by stealing our socks out of the laundry basket and scattering them around the house. Upon arriving home…

The Rt. Rev. Alex Dickson

Pastoral Presence with the Staff and the People who worship here Family – Wife – Jane Dickson and children, grandchildren, greatgrandchildren Favorite Book​ – Gospel according to St. John Likes best about the Low Country – So many friendly people Most Interesting Assignment – 57 years in the Ordained Ministry

The Rev. Richard Grimball

Richard and his family (Paige, Wells, Legare, & Buist) moved back to Charleston in 2016, having lived and worked in North Carolina, Tennessee, and the Upstate of South Carolina since 1994. Before returning to Charleston, Richard served most recently as the Senior Chaplain of Christ Church Episcopal School in Greenville, SC. Richard has always considered…

Dr. Christopher Keenan

Position Description: Direct Music Ministries, play piano and organ, conduct choir Dr. Keenan comes to St. Michael’s Church from San Antonio, Texas, where he served as Assistant Director of Music and Organist at University Methodist Church. He studied at The Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD and The University of Texas, Austin, where he…

Edwin Smythe

Job Description: To pour into the students (ages 11-22) here at St. Michaels, equipping them to walk in their identity as royal sons and daughters of the Living King; teaching them to walk in power and purity as they respond to the great love of our Father. Family: Son of George and Therese Smythe Favorite…

Melody B. Martini, Psy. D.

  Description – Pastoral Care Counseling, Divorce Care, Griefshare, Pre-Marital Counseling, Individual, Couple and Family Counseling Family – Husband of 48 years, Gene, mother of three grown children and 9 grandchildren Favorit Books – Gospel of Mark, Sacred Marriage, and Gone with the Wind Favorite Movie – Wizard of Oz What I Like about the Lowcountry – The beauty…

Trish McGuinn

Unify and align communications including Sunday Bulletins, Website, and anything needing to be graphically communicated. Family: Dennis McGuinn, stepson Michael, daughter Laura, son Daniel  

Arthur Bailey

Family: (Children) Demetria Bailey & Tawn Fludd Favorite Book: The Bible Favorite Movies: The Godfather Most Interesting Assignment: Festival of Faith

Angela Stanley

  Maintaining the facilities at St. Michael’s Church. Family: Husband – Gerald Stanley, Children – Montez, Germonte, and J’Nya Favorite Books: Any book on organizing!! Favorite Movie: Save the Last Dance Likes Best About the Lowcountry: Staycations!! (There’s a lot to do here in the lowcountry) Most Interesting Assignment: Trying to figure out how to…

Reeves Howard

I am the 5th generation of my family to belong to St. Michael’s. Even though we didn’t live here until I was 12 years old, my mother made it clear that this was always my home. This church has been the only constant in my life. I was baptized and confirmed here. Billy and I…

Chappy McKay

How long have you been a member of St. Michael’s Church? In 1998, I returned to Charleston and quickly began attending Saint Michael’s Church. Please briefly describe your “spiritual autobiography” – ie how and when you have come to know Christ personally as well as a description of your current spiritual life and practice. By virtue…

Laura Waring Gruber

Laura Waring Gruber- A cradle member of St. Michael’s since 1970, I enjoy the unique perspective of seeing our Sunday School, Children’s Choir, and Youth Group as both participant and parent. Robert and I will celebrate our 20 th wedding anniversary in May, and we are the proud parents of Laura (15) Cecilia (12) and…

Martha Dougherty

How long have you been a member of St. Michael’s Church? For 19 years since the Fall of 1998 Please briefly describe your “spiritual autobiography” – ie how and when you have come to know Christ personally as well as a description of your current spiritual life and practice. I came to know Christ as I…

Noreen Herring

1) How long have you been a member of St. Michael’s Church? Our family joined St. Michael’s Church in 2004 2) Please describe your “spiritual autobiography” how and when you have come to know Christ personally as well as a description of your current spiritual life and practice. I was brought up in a very…