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Clergy and Staff

 

Our team is ready and eager to welcome you to our worship community.

 

Clergy & Staff

Lisa Hunt is the Rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and President of the Board of Trustees of St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. She is responsible for the spiritual life of the Church and School community including worship, formation, and pastoral care. She is an alumna of the General Theological Seminary and Vanderbilt Divinity School; she received her undergraduate degree from the University of Toledo in Ohio.

Her current interests include urban development and affordable housing; she serves on the Montrose Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board for the city of Houston, chairing its Affordable Housing committee. She is married to Bruce Farrar; together they have three children: Annie, Max, and Rose. Their two grandchildren, Maya and Alton, are the apples of their eyes.

Hannah Pommersheim is the Curate at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. She earned her B.A. from Davidson College in 2011 and her M.Div. at the Sewanee School of Theology in 2019. Prior to seminary, Hannah worked in Austin for the Episcopal Student Center at UT and as a case manager for persons experiencing homelessness. Since graduating from seminary, she has served as the Research Associate for the Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Hannah lives with her husband Kyle Sanders and their dog, Hugo. 

Penny Barker

Penny Barker

Head of School

Grace Sung

Grace Sung

Director of Music

Brent Fogt

Brent Fogt

Director of Communications & Marketing

Buddy Verneuil

Buddy Verneuil

Director of Technology

Sylvia Swain

Sylvia Swain

Administrative Assistant

Hugo Banda

Hugo Banda

Business Manager

Andrés Herrera

Andrés Herrera

Communications Assistant

Rick Sosa

Rick Sosa

Maintenance Supervisor

Ben Flannery

Ben Flannery

Maintenance Technician

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Estar, our weekly newsletter, will keep you up to date on everything going on at St. Stephen’s, from worship times to opportunities to learn and socialize. It also includes a weekly reflection from the Reverend Lisa Hunt, the Rector of St. Stephen’s.