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Rector

The Rev. Judith Malionek

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“I am blessed and delighted to be called as rector of this vibrant parish.  It is rare to find such a combination of beautiful liturgy, love of children, community activism, prayer, conviviality, international mission, and Bible study all in one church.  I believe that Saint John’s is an uncommon treasure, on the threshold of even greater things.”

 

Mother Judith began serving as the rector of St. John’s on November 1, 2019. Prior to accepting the call to St. John’s, Mother Judith served as Curate at St. Paul’s in Albany. 

She received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and her Masters in Divinity at Trinity School for Ministry, where she received the seminary’s award for excellence in liturgy. Before entering the seminary, she worked in social services, Christian education, and served as a church organist and music director.  She is married to the Rev. Tom Malionek, who is the rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Kinderhook; they have two grown children.  

 

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Deacon

The Rev. Paul M. Carney

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Deacon Paul and his wife Marilyn have two adult children, Sarah E. McClane and Paul A. Carney. Deacon Paul is a 36 year veteran of the Troy Police Department and serves as Department and Union Chaplain. He also serves on the Commission On Ministry, Clergy Disiplinary Board and the Deacons' Advisory Board for the Episcopal Diocese of Albany.

 

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Deacon

The Rev. Amy Lewis

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Deacon Amy was ordained to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate in January 2021. She lives in Troy with her husband, Glenn, and their dog, Sparkle. Deacon Amy is an IT Specialist for NYS in support of the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, the Office of Children and Family Services, and Local Districts of Social Services across NY state. At heart, she is a contemplative with a lively curiosity and desire to serve, and she is thrilled and humbled to be assigned to St. John's.

 

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Interim Parish Secretary

Jennifer Firth

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Jennifer is a long-time member of St. John's. We are grateful for her service as we search for a new secretary.

 

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Children's Ministries

Katherine Brillat

Katie has been serving St. John's for over ten years, and has been involved in Youth Ministry for almost twice as long as that. She is mom to Tara Mae, her lovely daughter. She greatly enjoys the theater and reading.

 

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Property Monitor

Jason Conway

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Director of Music

Ted Phillips

 

 

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Chimer

Andrew Mace

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At the ripe old age of four years, Andy Mace first came with his family to St. John's in 1957. He's been a member of the Choir since 1961, a chimer since about 1965, and a member of various committees since. Father of Sarah and Ian, Andy is a librarian by profession as well as a bit of an historian and Triumph car collector as hobbies.

 

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Webmaster

Don Lansing

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I was born and raised in Troy and grew up just down the street from St. John's.  I was in the choir, an acolyte, attended Sunday School through high school, and a Boy Scout at St. John's.  We were married here some forty years ago.  I'm a retired System Programmer.  Volunteering as your Webmaster.

 




 
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