Leadership--Priest and Pastor at St. Andrews—The Rev. Susan Merrin
Rev. Susie was born and raised in southwestern Montana. In her former lives she worked at many jobs, including high school English teacher, staff sergeant in the U. S. Army, and Coordinator of Volunteer Services at the Montana State Library. She received a B.S. in Education and one in Business. In 1990 she was ordained a permanent deacon, serving at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Helena, Montana, ministering to people living in homelessness and as a visitor to people suffering with HIV/AIDS.
After being called to the priesthood, she attended Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia, graduating in 2005 with a Masters in Divinity and ordained at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Bigfork, Montana. She was elected member of Diocesan Council and was appointed Diocesan Ecumenical Officer. After five years at St. Patrick's, Rev. Susie journeyed south to attend Regis University in Denver where she earned a Masters of Arts in Counseling.
Rev. Susie began her time at St. Andrew’s in August, 2014. Prior to being called to St. Andrew’s, Rev. Susie was assisting (part-time) in charge of administration and Christian education at Intercession Episcopal Church in Thornton, Colorado. She and her partner live in Colorado Springs.
Director of Music - Eva Cavaillé-Coll
Eva Cavaillé-Coll our Music Director, is a very talented self-taught musician who plays the pipe organ and piano. She leads the congregation in joyful music.
Saint Andrew’s Vestry
Senior Warden - Austin Nestlerode
Junior Warden - Shawn Petersen
Treasurer - Christine Nestlerode
Clerk - Stephanie Petersen
Member - Pam Beck
Member - Benjamin Baker