About the Church

Staff

The Rev. Bill Queen

The Rev. Bill Queen

Interim Rector

Having served in the ordained ministry for 25 years, Bill studied philosophy at Eckerd College and International Business at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. After a career in business, he prepared for ordination at Virginia Theological Seminary.

Bill is professionally certified in interim ministry and served congregations in Chesterfield, Henrico, Richmond, Petersburg, Spotsylvania and Washington, VA and also Jacksonville Beach, FL. His wife, Lynn Ellen, owns Queen and Associates, a leadership development consulting firm. They have three adult children (Thomas, Anna, and Philip) and a Wheaten Terrier named Finn.

Email: bqueen@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext. 13

The Rev. Kimberly Reinholz

The Rev. Kimberly Reinholz

Associate for Service, Campus Ministry and Pastoral Care

Kim served as the Canon at the Cathedral Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, for several years before joining Grace and Holy Trinity in 2015. She graduated from the General Theological Seminary in 2013 and also earned degrees from Temple University and the University of Sussex in East Sussex, England. Before her ordination, Kim had considerable experience as a church administrator and youth missioner. She and her husband, Andrew, also a member of the Episcopal clergy, have a daughter, Audrey, and a son, Owen.

Email: kreinholz@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext. 13

Dr. Elizabeth Melcher Davis

Dr. Elizabeth Melcher Davis

Associate for Music Ministries

Beth directs the Adult Choir at our 11:00 a.m. service, supported by a cadre of committed volunteers, professional section leaders and assistant organist, Lawrence Heath. She provides music at special services during Holy Week, at funerals and for festivals during the Church year. Beth also organizes a concert series, “Music at Grace & Holy Trinity Church,” which includes a variety of special worship services and performances provided as outreach to our Richmond neighbors.

Beth has been on our staff since 2003. Prior to coming to Richmond, she served at both Episcopal and Lutheran churches in Maryland and Virginia. An accomplished organist, Beth has performed concerts throughout the United States. She received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music in 1994, the Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School in 1990 and the Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in 1987.

E-mail: emelcherdavis@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext. 18

Peter J. Knecht

Peter J. Knecht

Office and Facilities Manager

Peter brings a background in theater, the arts, and management to our staff. He manages office operations, facility use and maintenance of our historic building. Peter, a 20-year native of Richmond, began working for the church in 2016.

Email: pknecht@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext. 12

Barb Dodd

Barb Dodd

Associate for Generosity, Discipleship, and Communications

Originally from Georgia, Barb has a background in government and business. She holds a bachelor’s degree and has extensive experience in public and private sector communications. Barb is a faithful, energetic, outgoing, and talented person who joined our staff in 2018. When she’s not at the church, she can often be found in her Bon Air garden.

Email: bdodd@ghtc.org • Phone: (804)359-5628, ext. 16

Aaron Davis

Aaron Davis

Coordinator of Children’s, Youth and Family Ministries

Aaron focuses on Christian formation for our children, youth, and families. He is committed to inspiring and empowering lifelong faith in Jesus Christ through biblical teaching, servant leadership, multi-age communication, and engagement of Christian traditions. Aaron has a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from North Carolina State University and is studying at Union Seminary in Richmond for a Master of Divinity.

Email: adavis@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext. 15

Judy Bowman

Judy Bowman

Financial Secretary

Judy has worked for our church since 1991, handling the church’s books and other administrative tasks. Contact Judy to find out the status of your financial giving, online and mobile giving, and our online membership center through ShelbyNext.

E-mail: jbowman@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext 14

Shelby Scattergood

Shelby Scattergood

Administrative Assistant

A native of Cary, North Carolina, Shelby has been working at GHTC since October 2018.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in drawing and printmaking from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

When she’s not working in the office, Shelby likes to cook, play her with pet ferret, Fergus, and exhibit her artwork throughout the United States.

Email: sscattergood@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext. 23

Roland Boone

Roland Boone

Sexton

A native of North Carolina, Roland began working at Grace and Holy Trinity Church in the fall of 2018. When he is not keeping our facilities sparkling clean, he enjoys movies, being outside in a park, and fresh vegetables.

Phone: (804) 359-5628

Cherelle Williams

Cherelle Williams

Nursery

Cherelle has been on GHTC’s nursery staff team since Feb. 2019. She is a Registered Behavior Technician currently working as an ABA Therapist with RCG Behavioral Health Network and a Residential Counselor with the Adult Programs at Commonwealth Autism. She has previously worked as a Child Behavior Interventionist with Henrico Public Schools and an academic mentor and tutor. Cherelle holds a BA from Randolph-Macon College with a double major in Psychology and Philosophy, and is currently earning an MS in Clinical Psychology from Walden University with specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is Community Outreach Chair of the junior board for the Autism Society of Central Virginia.

Kaitlyn Whiteside

Kaitlyn Whiteside

Nursery

Kaitlyn has been on GHTC’s nursery staff team since Feb. 2019. During the week she works as a professional nanny for several area families and has previously helped teach children with autism in Henrico County Public Schools. Kaitlyn holds an Associates degree from State College of Florida, a BS in Psychology from the University of Florida, and she is earning a Master’s degree in Psychology from Ashford University.

Amber Weaver

Amber Weaver

Kitchen Coordinator

A passionate, talented cook, Amber coordinates the many hands needed to feed more than 120 people every Friday at the Red Door Ministry of Grace & Holy Trinity Church. Amber loves to help others and her expertise with the eager volunteers has helped the church maximize its resources while expanding the menu. Amber also is the founder and owner of Thandie Catering in Chesterfield County; she joined the GHTC staff in 2018.

Larry Heath

Larry Heath

Assistant Organist

Larry Heath joined the GHTC staff in January 2018 as Assistant Organist, shortly after retiring as Director of Music & Organist at River Road Presbyterian Church, Richmond. Larry earned degrees from Eastern Nazarene College (BS) and Westminster Choir College (MMus) with further study at the Organ Improvisation Institute (Brywn Mawr) and the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. In addition to a lifelong ministry in church music, Larry also taught at Geneva College and served as Artistic Director of the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale (2010-2013). Larry brings a passion for worship, liturgy, and congregational song. He also enjoys sailing and spending time with his grandchildren.

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