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Meet our Clergy & Staff

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Rev. Mark McKone-Sweet

Rev. Mark McKone-Sweet

Priest-in-Charge

Mark was born and raised in Concord, MA, the son of a fine woodworker and preschool teacher. He discovered the joy of serving others in Boston soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and local prisons. Mark graduated from Wheaton College in Norton, MA, with a focus in International Relations and Music. While working at Equal Exchange, Inc., Mark earned his MBA at Northeastern University. Although Mark first identified his call to the priesthood at age 14, it would not be until his early 30’s that he started full-time at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA. His innate learning disabilities, dyslexia, and ADHD have informed his life and ministry.

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Katherine Wright

Katherine Wright

Interim Music Director

Katherine Wright is a collaborative pianist, church organist, and composer. Her broad artistic background includes work with singers, choirs, instrumentalists, schools, and churches. She teaches piano and organ is currently the accompanist for the Virginia Children’s Chorale. In 2020, she was awarded the certificate of Colleague of the American Guild of Organists. In 2017, she became a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano. She also holds an MM in Piano Performance from Wright State University, as well as a BA in Theatre Arts and a BA in Music from the University of Puget Sound.

Katherine is originally from Colorado Springs. Her husband, Lee, is on active duty in the U.S. Public Health Service and they are the proud parents of three boys, ages 16, 13, and 11.

Donna Holub

Donna Holub

Parish Administrator

Donna has been with St Thomas since 2003, where she serves as the Parish Administrator and Pledge Recorder. A transplant from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Donna has made a career of working in church administration since 1995. She lives just south of the border in NC with her husband Tim and their golden retriever, Sophie. “I continue to feel blessed by both the fulfilling work and the warm relationships that I have found in the St. Thomas community.”
Amanda Ipock

Amanda Ipock

Communications Director

Amanda joined the staff of St. Thomas in January 2016. She has a degree in Communications from Virginia Wesleyan College and lives in Chesapeake with her husband and twin daughters. Amanda and her family are members of Christ & St. Luke’s in Norfolk.

Tom Smith

Tom Smith

Sexton

Tom joined St. Thomas in 2017 as our Sexton.
Dayrin Cazun De La Rosa

Dayrin Cazun De La Rosa

Nursery Attendant

Dayrin is a graduate of Hickory High School. She has been active at St. Thomas as a volunteer in the nursery, as a lay reader, and in youth group. Dayrin attended Tidewater Community College and is experienced in multi-age childcare. She is bilingual and a native of Guatemala.

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