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8:30 a.m. - Lectio Divinia Bible Study in Library


11:30 a.m. - Contemplative Prayer Group in Library


12:05 p.m. – Healing Eucharist, Rite II (In-person only) in Chapel

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Annual Meeting & Vestry Election 2023

Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 9:15am, please join  your fellow St. John’s parishioners for the Annual Meeting and the 2023 vestry elections.

At the annual meeting, our Rector, Duncan Johnston, the Treasurer, Richard Bradford,  Senior Warden, Will Hill Tankersley & Junior Warden, William Haynes will all give reports about the past year and the state of the church.

Additionally, people will have the opportunity to vote up or down on the 2023 proposed vestry slate:


Melissa Carter

Melissa is originally from Baltimore and is a cradle Episcopalian. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University in French and German. She has taught high school French and German. She has also worked as a language analyst for the NSA. As part of her husband John’s Air Force assignments, Melissa has lived in 10 states as well as England and Korea.  Upon John’s and her return to Montgomery in 2007, Melissa recalled St. John’s from its Vacation Bible School and became a member of our church. Since then, Melissa has served in many St. John’s activities. She is the chair of the St. John’s archives, is the current President of the Daughters of the King, serves on the altar guild, is part of the flower delivery team, provides pastoral care, helps to organize the Treasure Attic for the St. John’s annual bazaar, is a member of the paintings restoration project and serves on the reception committee. Melissa has previously served on the St. John’s Vestry.

Mark Chappell

Mark is a business and transactional lawyer with the law firm of Holtsford Gilliand. Originally from Alex City, Al, He holds an undergraduate degree from Auburn University and a law degree from The University of Mississippi School of Law.  When he and his wife, Morgan Chappell (also a lawyer), moved to Montgomery in 2019, neither had much experience with the Episcopal Church. They visited several local churches and were impressed with St. John’s beautiful liturgy and worship spaces. More than that, they were enthusiastically and warmly welcomed to our church. Since then, both Mark and Morgan have been active as Eucharistic Ministers. This will be Mark’s first term on the St. John’s Vestry.

Anne Hamner
Anne was received into the Episcopal Church from the Catholic Church in 1969, She became a communicant of St. John’s in 2004. Anne has been a faithful and active member of our church. She has attended Cursillo, completed EFM and has represented St. John’s at the Diocesan Convention. She has chaired and continues to support the Bazaar and Reception committees. Other current involvement includes, the Hope Inspired Ministry (HIM), Backpack Program, ECW, office volunteer and the Eucharistic Visitor ministry. She is a frequent participant in St. John’s adult formation classes both in person and online. Anne is also a veteran and retired nurse. Her nursing career includes serving as an officer in the United States Air Force. She retired as an OB/GYN Registered Nurse educator for Health Services, Inc. This will be Anne’s first term on the St. John’s Vestry.

Catherine McLemore

Catherine is a cradle Episcopalian with a long family history at the Church of the Ascension. She holds a BFA in drawing and painting from the University of Georgia. Catherine studied portraiture in Paris and spent the next 20 years making a living as a portrait artist in several Southern states. Presently, she paints for her own enjoyment. Catherine joined St. John’s in 2002. After that, she met and married Charles. She participates in food ministries, especially the St. John’s Backpack Program and the Holy Comforter Food Pantry. Catherine is a graduate of EFM, serves on the flower guild, is a Lector, serves at the Bazaar and is a chalice bearer. She also devoted considerable time and energy to our parish profile. This will be her first term on the St. John’s Vestry.

Keith Miller

Keith was brought up Baptist in Mobile, Alabama and in 1996 was confirmed into the Episcopal church. Keith has had a distinguished legal career stretching back nearly 30 years. He holds an undergraduate degree from Samford University and a law degree from the University of Alabama. He is a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Gray Television, Inc. a media company that owns 113 television stations that reaches over a third of all U.S. television households. Prior to joining Gray TV, Keith was an Associate General Counsel for Alfa Mutual Insurance Company. Since he and his family joined St. John’s in 2000, Keith has been very active at St. John’s as a High School Sunday School teacher, Lector, Eucharistic Minister, St. John’s Diocesan Delegate, every member canvasser, and host for Family Promise. Also, he has previously served on St. John’s Vestry.

Allison Prillaman

Allison was born and raised in Montgomery. She attended Auburn University where she received her degree in Marketing. She is a mortgage loan officer at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. Allison previously served as the president of the Junior League of Montgomery and is currently on the board of the Family Sunshine Center. She was raised in the Methodist church and became an Episcopalian upon her marriage to Nick in 2015. Allison and Nick have two sons. Her involvement with St. John’s has included ECW and the young adults supper club. This will be Allison’s first term on the St. John’s Vestry.