About the Church
After prayerful consideration, the Vestry has chosen a Discernment Committee to begin the search process for a new Rector. We ask that you pray for God’s guidance as they begin their important work to identify our next spiritual and pastoral leader and to further the mission and ministry of Grace and Holy Trinity Church.
The search for a new Rector is typically 12-16 months. Our Interim Rector, The Rev. Bill Queen will continue his work with the parish and the staff to prepare us for our next Rector.
The members of the committee are:
Pem Hall, Chair
Pem Hall has been a member of Grace and Holy Trinity Church for more than 30 years, having served as Senior Warden and Chair of the Parish Hall Renovation in 2014-15. Currently, she is a trustee of the GHTC Endowment. For the past 13 years, she has worked for local foundations, and presently is the Executive Director of the Memorial Foundation for Children. A graduate of Hollins University, Pem and her husband Coke have three adult children who were baptized at GHTC. They also have a grandchild in Kentucky.
Julie Joyce joined Grace and Holy Trinity Church in 2004. She has served in many roles, including the Vestry (and as warden) and the Generosity committee. Julie earned her business degree from East Carolina University. Her community involvement includes work with Leadership Metro Richmond and the Historic Richmond Council. By day, Julie works as Vice President of Client and Employee Engagement for InSource Software; previously she managed human resources for Wachovia Securities. She is married to Mike Joyce.
Alison Gillespie Monroe Martin
Alison Gillespie Monroe Martin, a Richmond native, was baptized and confirmed at Grace and Holy Trinity Church. She is a graduate of the College of William & Mary and Temple University School of Law. Alison is a prosecutor for the City of Richmond, where her practice focuses on violent crime, notably those crimes involving vulnerable victims. She lives in the Ginter Park neighborhood with her husband, Eric, their three elementary age boys, and her mother, Mary Sabra Monroe.
Meredith McGuire has been a member of Grace and Holy Trinity for 42 years. She earned her nursing undergraduate degree from Clemson and her graduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Meredith works as a pediatric nurse and also teaches at Goochland County High School. Always involved with youth, Meredith has taught Sunday School, led international pilgrimages for the church, and is married to Billy McGuire; together they share six children.
Marshall Morton is a Chicago native who has lived in Virginia since the age of 9. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Virginia and served four years in the U.S. Navy. Thirty years ago, he and his wife Caroline joined Grace and Holy Trinity after his career moved the family from a small southwest town in Georgia. Marshall has served the church in numerous capacities including strategic planning, fundraising / generosity, a Capital Campaign and as a member of a previous search committee. They have two adult children and five grandchildren.
Nick Sollog, a graduate of Lynchburg College, is a consultant working with Episcopal parishes and schools through the Episcopal Church Foundation. A native of Richmond, Nick is active in a variety of professional organizations focusing on fundraising and development. He and his wife Jamie have three sons and are active with young children at Grace and Holy Trinity.
Kimberly Vullo has been a member of Grace and Holy Trinity for eight years. She is a Pennsylvania native and earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Marywood University. Kim is a passionate proponent of ending poverty and her volunteer work at the church involved bringing a national expert to the Richmond community and serving as the founding executive director of CirclesRVA. By day, Kim works in the healthcare field and is married to Paul Benson.
Fielding Williams has been a member of Grace and Holy Trinity Church since 1972. He is a graduate of Yale and the University of Virginia Law School and also served four years in the U.S. Navy. Fielding has practiced law for 48 years; his area of specialty includes trusts and estates. He and his wife Kay have twin daughters (Margaret and Lee) and four young grandchildren in Chicago and Dallas. Fielding is a Trustee of the GHTC Endowment fund, and has served the church as senior warden and stewardship campaign chair, among his many roles.
Harold Williams is a lifelong member of GHTC and has served on the Finance Committee for 15+ years. He is a founding partner and managing director of an independent investment banking firm that provides merger and acquisition advisory services to lower middle market companies with enterprise values typically in the range of $10 – 100 million. Harold earned his MBA in International Finance from Georgia State University and his bachelor’s degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He and his wife Suzanne have two adult children.
A series of events will be held to help us prepare for a new Rector. As new activities are planned, we will keep you up to date on church activities.