The rev. Noah van niel

The Rev. Noah Van Niel


Fr. Noah graduated from Harvard College where he played fullback on the Crimson’s Ivy League champion football team and majored in English Literature. He received his Masters of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School.

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The rev. Jared grant

The Rev. Jared Grant

Associate Rector

Fr. Jared is a native of North Carolina. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Appalachian Studies from Appalachian State University, and a Masters of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary.

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The rev. Katie beth miksa

The Rev. Katie Beth Miksa

Assistant Rector

Mtr. Katie Beth has a special ministry role: she serves as Asst. Rector at Christ & St. Luke’s and also as the Chaplain for Canterbury Episcopal Center at Old Dominion University.

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The rev. Vincent g. Connery

The Rev. Vincent G. Connery

Assisting Priest

Fr. Vince has been a member of Christ & St. Luke’s parish since 2010. He was received in holy orders in the Episcopal Church in July, 2020, by Bishop Susan Haynes, and has since served as an assisting priest in the parish.

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The rev. Jess stribling

The Rev. Jess Stribling

Assisting Priest

The Rev. Jess Stribling has been with Christ & St. Luke’s since 2006 and is an Assisting Priest for Pastoral Care.

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Kevin kwan

Kevin Kwan

Organist and Director of Music

Kevin joined the staff in October 2012. He is only the fifth person to hold the position since 1889.

A native of San Francisco, Mr. Kwan received his degrees from the University of California, San Diego and the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with Todd Wilson. Upon completion of his studies, Mr. Kwan served as Organ Scholar at Gloucester Cathedral.

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Marjorie setnicky

Marjorie Setnicky

Assistant Organist

Marj Setnicky has a background in piano performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music (preparatory department) and Music Education from Bowling Green State University. Marjorie studied piano with Francis Burnett, harpsichord with Dr. Vincent Corrigan, and organ with Dr. Allen Shaffer. She has a large piano studio as well as Musikgarten for babies and toddlers.

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Kathy hanna

Kathy Hanna

Director of Family, Youth and Children’s Ministries

Ms. Katherine Hanna has been called to Christ & St. Luke’s to be our full-time Director of Family, Youth and Children’s Ministries. Kathy has been serving as Lay Chaplain at St. Anne’s Episcopal School in Middletown, Delaware and Minister to Children and Families at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Judie belka

Judie Belka

Director of Parish Operations

Judie Belka has worked as a Parish Admin in another parish in our area and has been a member of CSL since 2018. Judie enjoys working with Stephen Ministry and as the Stephen Leader Team coordinator at Christ & St. Luke’s. Judie has been married to Michael since 1983 and has four children ages 28 to 35.

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Will lee

Will Lee

Director of Communications

After starting his own business, Doebank Designs, creating and managing websites for small businesses, Will took on the task of helping Christ & St. Luke’s refresh our web presence. Beginning January 2022, Will took on the fuller role of Director of Communications for Christ & St. Luke’s while continuing to run Doebank Designs.

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Michelle sturges

Michelle Sturges

Business Administrator

Michelle Sturges has been the bookkeeper for Christ & St. Luke’s since 2015. Michelle has over 20 years experience in bookkeeping. Her husband is currently active duty Coast Guard in Portsmouth. She has 2 boys that are 8 and 17. They enjoy staying active outdoors including camping, fishing, swimming, boating, and skiing with the family.

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David roberts

David Roberts


A lifetime resident of Chesapeake, David has served as Sexton at Christ & St. Luke’s for over 25 years. He and his wife have two grown sons and David is also a basketball coach at Deep Creek High School.

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The vestry is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property. Christ & St. Luke’s has 12 Vestry members, presided by the Rector. Vestry members are usually elected at the annual parish meeting, held on the second Sunday of December each year.

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