Our Staff & Vestry
Greg has been the Priest in Charge at Saint Peter’s since his ordination in October of 2018. He holds a Masters of Divinity from the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. A native of Southern Indiana, Greg spent most of his life in Chicago working in Advertising and Marketing. He also called Mexico City, San Francisco, Miami and New York City home during those years. Just before ‘retiring’ and heading off to seminary, Greg was in Bentonville working in marketing and diversity and inclusion at Walmart. He’s glad to be home in Arkansas. Greg lives with his partner Mark and two dogs, Chester and Lucky.
The Rev. Peggy Cromwell serves as the Associate Priest and assists with Sunday Servers, pastoral care, Small Groups, and adult formation. She is a retired English teacher and enjoys traveling and playing golf.
John Churchwell is the Business Administrator for Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church. John’s responsibilities include: all stewardship, building scheduling, building maintenance, columbarium plots. John’s office is shared with Stella, the church Bassett Hound. Stop by anytime to see them!
Jacob is responsible for all of the creative development and communications for Saint Peter’s. He is your go-to person for any messaging you want to go into the Wake Up! with Saint Peter’s emails, the video wall in the lobby, the website, and all social media. Jacob also oversees signage and press relations. A recent graduate of Hendrix College with a degree in Religious Studies, Jacob has been with Saint Peter’s since 2019.
Patty Oeste is the Music Director at Saint Peter’s. She directs the choir and handbells, plays the organ and piano during our services as well as bringing in guest artists to enrich our worship. The joy of music is alive and well at Saint Peter’s!
Information about Kathryn is coming soon.
As Administrative Assistant, Kevin serves as the first point of contact between the community and Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church. He welcomes all visitors and inquiries to our church with a sunny and professional demeanor. Charged with projects from the Priest-in-Charge and the Business Administrator, he answers the phones, emails and in-person visits to the front desk, directs persons’ inquiries to the correct resources, welcomes guests to our Food Pantry and community assistance outreach services, and provides copier, scanner, and fax assistance. He’s always ready to assist the staff with any task that might be needed!
As Saint Peter’s Youth Director, I’m responsible for for overseeing programming for youth in grades 5-12. This includes the Wednesday night EYC (Episcopal Youth Community) group, attending our youth’s outside events, and planning other events for the youth.
Heidi is the Children’s Coordinator at Saint Peter’s. She takes care of Sunday School lessons, Children’s Chapel, and all children’s activities in between. She’s currently a Communication Major at UCA and have been a member of the Episcopal Church for 11 years and have served in different roles. She’s thrilled to be a part of this staff and help guide your children along their spiritual journey!
Information about Tammy is coming soon.
Jeff Aulgur – Senior Warden – 2021
Brett Hardison – Junior Warden – 2020
Taylor Tennison – Secretary
John Shute – Treasurer
Genie Davis – 2020
Carolyn Scott – 2020
Melissa Courtway – 2021
Kristina Ward – 2021
Kristina Burford – 2022
Melissa Felty – 2022
Steve Hurd – 2022