The vestry is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property. Vestry members are usually elected at the annual parish meeting. The presiding officer of the vestry is the rector.

The basic responsibilities of the vestry are to help define and articulate the mission of the congregation; to support the church’s mission by word and deed, to select the rector, to ensure effective organization and planning, and to manage resources and finances.

– from the Episcopal Church web site


The Very Rev Jeffery Paul

The Very Reverend Jeffery Paul, Rector Jeff was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, of Polish Catholic descent. He moved to southern California to begin high school, completed his B.S. in psychology and sociology at Cal State Fullerton while working as a community organizer. After matriculating, the first of his four children was born. A few years later, it was off to graduate school in Berkeley, California, where he earned his Masters of Divinity at Church Divinity School of the…
Vestry Member

Pam Ertel

St. Peter’s is fortunate to have a highly trained teacher who leads the Godly Play class with kind and loving assistants.  Godly Play helps children become more fully aware of the mystery of God’s presence in their lives. Our Godly Play program is offered from September thru May.
Vestry Member, Jr. Warden

Susan J. Newcomb

Vestry Member, Sr. Warden

Marilyn Peshek

Vestry Member

Rebecca (Becca) Van Sickle