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

Barbara Hobson-Simpson

Barbara Hobson-Simpson

Receptionist

Barbara, a VCU health systems retiree, came to our church in 2006. During her “retirement,” Barbara also worked part-time at the Virginia Employment Commission as a switchboard operator for 6½ years. Barbara is a “people” person and enjoys music, traveling, the outdoors, community service, and especially her three granddaughters. Barbara relates all of her time, talent and involvements in life to ministry, with the goal of serving our staff and members with excellence, dignity and pride. She is a member of First Baptist Church in South Richmond.

E-mail: barbara@ghtc.org • Phone: (804) 359-5628, ext. 10

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

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Feel free to contact the clergy at clergy@ghtc.org, or any member of the staff. See the full Church Staff Directory.

Or, call or stop by: (804) 359-5628 or 8 North Laurel Street, Richmond, VA 23220