Vestry

Blount Shepard
Sr. Warden

As senior warden, Blount is the primary elected lay leader of the congregation and maintains a close working relationship with the rector and staff. In times of the rector's absence, the he is also the primary liaison between the parish and the Bishop's office.

Blount is the founder and principal architect of Shepard and Associates. He is also active in Rotary Club.

 

 

David Law

David Law
Jr. Warden, Buildings & Grounds

As Jr. Warden, David is the second elected lay leader of the congregation, which is typically responsible for the church property and grounds.

David is a retired engineer, formerly with the U.S. Highway Department.

 

 

Jim Dent

Jim Dent
Treasurer

Jim is responsible for all financial matters of the church. He is retired from the Louis Rich Corporation, where he served as CFO.

 

 

Rosalind Davis

Rosalind Funk Davis
Clerk of Vestry

Rosalind is one of our longest members of St. Simon & St. Jude. She is responsible for keeping the minutes of meetings of the vestry. She also sings in the choir.

 

 

 

Michele Lyerly

Michele Lyerly
Pastoral Care

Michele is an administrator at Seven Oaks Elementary School and the liaison to the Pastoral Care committee, which assists the rector in providing pastoral support to families in the parish.

 

 

 

Judith Head

Judith Head
Evangelism

Judith is a recently retired librarian who now works for the University of South Carolina. As liaison for Evangelism, she oversees our new member outreach activities, such as welcome packets, greeters and the ministries fair.

 

 

 

Joe Riley

Joe Riley
Outreach

Joe is the liaison for the Outreach Committee, which oversees our relationships with outreach ministries such as food banks, homeless shelters and family support agencies.

 

 

 

 

Charlie Genova

Charlie Genova
Christian Formation

Charlie heads our Christian Formation committee, which coordinates education activities for adults, children and youth. He also supports our live streaming activities.

 

 

 

 

Paula Ashley

Paula Ashley
Spiritual Vitality

Paula is the liaison to the Spiritual Vitality committee, a new team of people focused on the spiritual growth of our members.

 

 

 

 

Bruce Bondo
Finance

Bruce is the vestry liaison to the Finance committee, which oversees all financial matters of the church, including budgeting, audits and reporting.

 

Judy Gallagher
Communications

Judy is responsible for Communications, a new initiative to ensure that all the members of the congregation are up to date with the happenings of the parish.