Staff

 Father Jason Wells, SCP, Rector

Jason WellsFather Jason has served as pastor of Grace Episcopal Church since 2007. Born and raised in Dallas, he came to New Hampshire after studying at Princeton Theological Seminary. He lives in Pembroke with his wife Courtney and their daughter Lydia.

Jason sometimes offers prayers at the sessions of the NH State Senate. He also serves on the board of the New Hampshire affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union. He also serves in various roles for the Diocese of New Hampshire and the Society of Catholic Priests.

Keith Belanger, Music Minister

keith-belangerKeith is a music director, vocal coach, singer, and accompanist, and is very happy to serve the Episcopal Church as a music minister. Keith was the organist and choir director at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Pittsfield for 10 years and was educated in music education at the University of New Hampshire. In addition to being the resident music director for the Majestic Theatre in Manchester, Keith works with several other theater groups in Southern and Lakes Region NH. Keith works full time for Premier Coach of Vermont as the Warner & Manchester Terminal Supervisor. He lives at home with his wife, Becca, their son Conor, and will soon be adding their second child to the family, early in 2017!

Kelly Phillips, Sexton

Kelly provides regular cleaning and maintenance services to Grace Episcopal Church as well as to our tenants at the next door Stevenson House.

Vestry

The Vestry meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. They pray together and provide leadership and service for the church’s finances, ministries and direction. Currently, its members and officers are:

  • Audrey Rose, Senior Warden
  • Sharon Billingsley, Treasurer
  • Sheena Corbett, Clerk
  • Jeanine Merrill
  • Linda Regan
  • Joel Smith
  • Christine Sokol

Convention Delegates

These delegates are elected annually to represent our members at the diocesan (state-wide) Fall Convention where they vote on budget and policy decisions. This year, our delegates are:

  • Sharon Billingsley
  • Steve MacDow
  • Chris Potter
  • Judy Wood, alternate