Rev. Celeste Hemingson

Rev. Celeste will be with us as the Parish search’s and finally calls a new rector, probably spring-early summer of 2019.

Rev. Shawn La France, Deacon

Shawn joined Grace following his ordination in the fall of 2017 and will assist the parish as we begin the process of calling a new rector.


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 full time for Premier Coach of Vermont. He lives in Derry with his wife and 2 sons.


The Vestry meets on the third Sunday of each month at 11 a.m. They pray together and provide leadership and service for the church’s finances, ministries and  spiritual direction. Currently, its members and officers are:

  • Audrey Rose, Senior Warden
  • Joel Smith, Junior Warden
  • Sharon Billingsley, Treasurer
  • Linda MacDow, Clerk
  • Sharon Monroe
  • Linda Regan
  • Kathleen Rooney
  • Bill Carr

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:

  • Audrey Rose
  • Chris Potter
  • George Swenson
  • Joe Rose, alternate
  • Margaret Perry

At a glance


30 Eastman Street
Concord, NH 03301

(603) 224-2252
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The Rev. Celeste Hemingson, Interim Priest

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