The Reverend Thomas C. Pumphrey, Rector
The Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Paul welcomed The Rev. Thomas C. Pumphrey in October of 2013. Tom served as the Rector of St. Mark’s, Honey Brook, PA and as an Associate at St. David’s, Wayne, PA. After studying engineering at Cornell University, he worked in sales and product management for twelve years at Lincoln Electric, an industrial manufacturer headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Answering the call to ordained ministry, Tom studied at Virginia Theological Seminary, before his ordinations in 2004. Tom has extensive experience in Congregational Development, Discipleship, Pastoral Care and Communications ministries. He also served as a Vestry Consultant and Leadership Trainer in the diocese of Pennsylvania. Tom writes “I am deeply moved by God’s love in my life, in the grace of Jesus and in the power of the Holy Spirit. I am moved to answering God’s calls, stewardship of God’s gifts and sharing the reconciling and transforming love of Jesus Christ.”
The Reverend Elisa P. Harres, Associate Rector
St. Peter and St. Paul welcomed The Rev. Elisa Parker Harres as associate rector in October 2008. Mtr Elisa has served as a chaplain at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, and in parishes in Pennsylvania and Tennessee. She is a graduate of Trinity l for Ministry, Ambridge, Pa., with a degree in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University.