Our Leadership

Clergy & Vestry



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Tom Warren


Office: 252-523-6146

Tom began service to St. Mary's Church as the Rector in February, 2018, after having been the Assistant Rector since August, 2011. He grew up in Cheverly, MD and moved to Snow Hill, NC as a teenager. After finishing high school at Arendell Parrott Academy in Kinston, NC, he attended the US Coast Guard Academy and graduated with a B.S. in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering. His active duty Coast Guard career included duty as an engineer on a polar ice breaker in Seattle, WA and an environmental response officer in Elizabeth City, NC. He currently serves as a reservist drilling in Norfolk, VA.  In 2008, he and his wife, Holly, moved to Durham, NC where he attended Duke Divinity School (M.Div. 2011 with certificate in Anglican Studies) and she completed medical residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Tom was ordained a deacon in June of 2011, and a priest in February of 2012. He and Holly have two sons, Jude and Mason, and together they enjoy cooking (and eating!), being in the outdoors, and fellowshippin' with friends and family.

Clergy & Vestry

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Greg Smith

Assisting Clergy

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Vicki Kennedy

Vestry Class of 2023, Sr. Warden, Personnel Committee Chair

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Jim Purnell

Vestry Class of 2025, Jr. Warden

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Audra Haddad

Vestry Class of 2023, Clerk of the Vestry, Outreach Committee Chair

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Corey Fader


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Skip Greene

Vestry Class of 2023

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Pam Mazingo

Vestry Class of 2023, Christian Formation for Adults Committee Chair

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Rob Bizzell

Vestry Class of 2024

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Jess Edwards

Vestry Class of 2024, Finance Committee Chair, Capital Campaign Committee Chair

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Jo Parrott

Vestry Class of 2024, Worship Committee Chair

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Ginny Wade

Vestry Class of 2024, Fellowship Committee Chair

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Andrew Duppstadt

Vestry Class of 2025, Christian Formation for Children/Youth Committee Chair

Bonnie Holton

Vestry Class of 2025

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Anne Lindley

Vestry Class of 2025, Pastoral Care Committee Chair

Lay Ministry Staff

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Lori Kelly

Parish Administrator


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Sylvia Wall

Interim Choirmaster and Organist


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Liz Hengst

Ministry Coordinator for Youth and Their Families


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Sherry Tanner

Communications Director


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Jim Godfrey

Executive Director of Mary's Kitchen