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St. Andrew's
Episcopal Church

Vestry and Staff




The Right Reverend Ian T. Douglas, Bishop of Connecticut


Nicholas Downes, Senior Warden

Charmian C. Place, Junior Warden

James S. Vick, Treasurer

Andrea Sehl, Assistant Treasurer

Alexandra D. DiPentima, Clerk



Vestry Class of 2018

John Barton

Candace Conard

Christopher Rehkow


Vestry Class of 2019

Irene Connors

Wayne Giles

David Lindley


Vestry Class of 2020

Christine Beer

George-Ann Gowan

Jim Perkins


Delegates to Diocesan Convention

Nick Downes, Jeff West

John Barton, Charmian Place (Alternates)



The Reverend Roger B. White, Rector

The Reverend Dr David K. McIntosh, Priest Associate

The Reverend Nik Combs, Transitional Deacon

TBA, Seminarian Assistant

Thomas W. Holcombe, Organist & Director of Choirs

Margaret O’Brien, Director of the Children’s Choir

Heather Scofield, Parish Administrator

Bill McLaren, Sexton

Randy Osolin, Verger



The Reverend Roger B. White is an alumnus of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.  Prior to coming to St Andrew’s, he was Curate of Holy Spirit Parish in Lake Forest, Illinois, and had taught church history in Yale Divinity School.
The Reverend Dr David K. McIntosh is an alumnus of the General Theological Seminary.  St Andrew's sponsored him for ordinaiton in 2010, and prior to his return to the parish he was Priest Associate in Trinity Parish, Torrington.  He is also a medical doctor who has practiced in Kent for more than fifteen years.  Before moving to Kent with his partner, Dan Barr, he was a clinical professor of internal and pediatric medicine in the University of Miami Medical School, Miami, Florida.
Thomas W. Holcombe is the retired Organist and Choir Director of St Joseph's Chapel, Kent School, where he also taught theology.  An alumnus of Harvard College and Union Theological Seminary, he assumed the position of Organist and Director of Choirs of St Andrew's Parish in September, 2012.
Margie O'Brien teaches voice at Kent School and is an alumna of Hamilton College.  She also has a master's degree in music therapy from NYU. 
Heather Scofield began as the Parish Administrator in the spring of 2017.  She is a Kent resident, a mother of three, and a member of the Kent School Community where her husband Curtis is on the faculty.  Heather is also a painter and has shown her work in local and out of state galleries and venues.  
Bill McLaren has been with the parish for more than twenty years and is responsible for the maintenance of the parish house and many other kindnesses. 
Randy Osolin grew up at St Andrew's and has, for more than twenty-five years, been responsible for the maintenance of the church building as well as many other graces.