The Rev. Ollie V. Rencher

The Rev. Ollie V. Rencher


Rector: Collaborates with the Bishop, Wardens, Vestry, Treasurer, Clergy-Staff Team, ministry committees and teams, and GSL School (Head of School, Leadership Team, Board of Trustees) on Church-School interrelated operations; serves as lead clergy contact and resource for Administration, Communications, Stewardship (financial, property), Worship, and Music. Elected by the Vestry in May 2018 to serve as Rector beginning July 2018 after serving as Rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 2012 to June 2018.

The Rev. Anne Carriere

The Rev. Anne Carriere


Interim Associate Rector: Joined the clergy team on October 22, 2019 to collaborate with the Rector and the Curate by serving on most Sundays in various liturgical roles; assists primarily with pastoral care matters and maintains office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays; serves as regular celebrant at the Wednesday Noon and Sunday 5:30 Eucharists. On behalf of the Bishop of West Tennessee, The Rt. Rev. Phoebe A. Roaf, she also serves as Chaplain to the Retired Clergy of the diocese.

The Rev. Meredith Jane Day

The Rev. Meredith Jane Day


Curate: In addition to liturgical and pastoral care duties, supports the Rector as lead clergy resource for Congregational Development (membership, newcomers, parishioner engagement), Formation (adults, youth, children), Fellowship, and ministry to Young Adults. Assigned by the Bishop as Curate in June 2018 after serving as Interim Youth Minister, June 2017 to May 2018.

Office & Programs

Abby Huber

Parish House Receptionist & Ministry Associate

To create an environment of hospitality; assist and direct those who come to or call Grace-St. Luke’s Parish House; provide fellow clergy and certain staff with clerical support as directed by the Parish Administrator or Rector; provide hospitality to affiliates of Grace-St. Luke’s School who regularly spend time through the buildings and grounds of the Church.


Dr. Patrick Scott

Director of Music & Organist

Principal organist and director of choirs and guest instrumentalists; responsible for parish music repertoire for the liturgical year in consultation with the Rector; lead musician and coordinator of School Chapel music; seasonal support to Belvedere Chamber Music Festival at GSL.


Debbie Smith

Assistant Organist-Choirmaster

Supports the Director of Music and Organist through organ-playing, conducting the Chancel Choir (adults), and as lead conductor of the Canterbury and St. Cecilia children’s choirs; assists the Director of Music and the Rector with selecting parish worship music; offers music for School Chapel, weddings, and funeral, and seasonal liturgies.


Amzie Williams

Director of Youth Formation

Coordinator of Journey to Adulthood (J2A) learning program, Episcopal Youth Community (EYC), special programs, confirmation class, adult leadership/mentors to youth, parish involvement in diocesan youth programs, and community-building programs for parents; School Chapel Officiant in rotation with the Clergy.