Clergy and Staff
Find Justin+ in his office in Kirklea, at 434/979-6354, extension 16 or via email.
The Reverend Canon Richard A. Lord recently retired from Church of the Holy Comforter in Vienna, Virginia after serving as Rector for 22 years. A native to the Washington D.C. area, Fr. Lord has served as Rector of parishes in the Dioceses of Virginia, Connecticut, and Pittsburgh since his ordination to the priesthood in 1981. He is a graduate of the Catholic University of America, Virginia Theological Seminary, and Yale Divinity School. He has served in the Diocese of Virginia as Chair of the Liturgy Commission (2007 – 2015), and as a member of the Board of the Compass Rose Society, which supports the work of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Communion. Fr. Lord and his wife Debbie have been married for 39 years and have three grown children and five grandchildren. Three of their grandchildren live close by in Charlottesville. Fr. Lord has an undergraduate degree in music performance (classical guitar) and enjoys pursuing his love for the instrument and its repertoire as much as possible. Find Fr. Rick in his office in Kirklea or contact Fr. Rick at 434/979-6354, extension 22 or via email.
Daniel Brinson came to St. Paul’s in 2012. Daniel is a native of Memphis, TN, and holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. Before coming to St. Paul’s he served for ten years at Grace Episcopal in Lexington, VA. Daniel lives in Charlottesville with his wife Laura and their two children. In addition to music Daniel enjoys reading and hiking. Find Daniel in his office next to the Choir Room (lower level). Contact Daniel at 434/979-6354, extension 17 or via email.
Dr. Elizabeth Joyner brings a wealth of choral and vocal experience to singers of all ages, and has previously built robust children’s choir programs at the Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, NC. A specialist in sacred music and concert music of the Baroque, Elizabeth has appeared both as soloist and ensemble member with professional Bach ensembles throughout the Southeast, as well as the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, the Oratorio Society of Virginia, Winston-Salem Symphony, Choral Society of Durham; and, most recently, a tour at Gloucester Cathedral and Westminster Abbey with the Duke Evensong Singers in the summer of 2018. She operates a private music studio in Charlottesville, where she lives with her husband Andrew and two young sons, Thomas and Will. Contact Elizabeth via email.
Audi Barlow has been involved with the children’s programs at St. Paul’s, Ivy since first attending in September 2003. She came on staff in May 2009 as the children’s formation leader. In July 2016 she became the Director of Children and Youth Formation. She is married to George ‘Cricket’ Barlow and they have three daughters, Sarah, Kate and Emily. A graduate of Mary Baldwin College who’s first career of 15 years was in undergraduate college admissions, she also taught preschool for three years and has dabbled in retail. A life-long Episcopalian, Audi considers it a blessing to combine her faith with her interest in children and youth. Find Audi in her office on the lower level in the SPIES classroom. Contact Audi at 434.979.6354, extension 15 or via email.
Debbie Scott, our Director of Spirituality and Missions, works with spiritual growth, weekly centering prayer, EfM, our mission efforts and other activities to promote the spiritual development of all members of St. Paul’s, Ivy. She and her husband David and their two children, Justin and Sarah, came to St. Paul’s, Ivy in July 1993. Debbie is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and earned a M.S. in English education from Old Dominion University. She is an EfM mentor and serves as a Diocesan Spiritual Discernment Facilitator and Spiritual Director, trained in the RUAH XIII program at Richmond Hill. Find Debbie in her office in Kirkea. Contact Debbie by calling 434/979-6354, extension 20 or via email.
Mary Lane is a native of Albemarle County, living in Earlysville. After attending the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky and then moving seven times in eleven years, Mary was happy to return home to Virginia. She was previously the office manager for the University of Virginia Investment Management Company. Mary has a grown daughter, Jennifer. Find Mary in the Parish Office in Kirklea. Contact Mary at 434/979-6354, extension 10 or via email.
Find Vic in his office in Kirklea. Contact Vic at 434/979-6354, extension 14 or via email.
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EB Enfield (Junior Warden)
Steve Prevost (Senior Warden)
Richard Simon (Registrar)
Will Vavrik (Youth Representative)