Our Staff

Kathryn Cox

Administrative Assistant


As our Administrative Assistant, Kathryn assists Fr. Dewayne in answering the phone, responding to emails, scheduling meetings, preparing liturgy missaletts and correspondence and assists the parish Treasurer with accounting and the Vestry Secretary in maintaining the church records.

Music Director

Jeff Hembree


Jeff has served as our Music Director for many years. He is a beloved member of our worship team and he has repeatedly demonstrated his unique abilities to coax our choir to produce amazing music in worship.


Mark Watkins

Mark has 45 years experience as a church musician, organist and choir directing

Bachelors in Vocal Performance, TU, 1991

25 years of performing lead and comprimario roles

Produced and directed opra scenes and Broadway variety showes

Professional composer currently at the Parish Church of St. Jerome

Private Teacher for Voice, Organ, and Piano

Parish Sexton

Peggy Byrne

Peggy is a fairly new addition to our parish family. Since coming to St. Jerome she has been involved in several activities such as serving as a Lay Assistant, Lector, and on the Altar Guild. She recognizes that the Sexton role is more than just "custodial" work. For her, it is truly a ministry.