Clergy & Staff

The Reverend Doyt L. Conn, Jr., Rector

The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr., arrived at Epiphany Parish on the first Sunday of Advent 2008, and was installed as its tenth Rector at the Feast of Epiphany on January 6, 2009. Doyt grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, and received … Read more

Ruth Anne Garcia, Vicar

Ruth Anne Garcia began working at Epiphany Parish on Advent 1, 2017. Raised in Montana, Ruth Anne received her Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from the Montana State University System. A life-long member of the Episcopal Church, Ruth Anne began … Read more

Zachary Hemenway, Director of Music

Zach began his work as Director of Music at Epiphany on July 1, 2018. Prior to this appointment, he served as Director of Music at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia, PA, where he  lead an … Read more

Diane Carlisle, Director of Administration & Head Verger

Diane is a native of Washington State. She and her husband Terry have been members of Epiphany since 1982 and were married in the church in 1983. They have two grown children, William and Scott. Diane was a primary teacher in … Read more

Pam Demian, Business Manager

Pam Demian joined Epiphany Parish of Seattle as Business Manager on February 20, 2020.  Pam’s major role is managing the accounting, designing accounting systems and serving as lead in audit prep.  She has previously worked in the non-profit sector for … Read more

Dr. Wyatt Smith, Associate Director of Music & Music Academy Director

Wyatt serves as the Associate Director of Music at Epiphany Parish of Seattle and Director of the Epiphany Music Academy. He is also the Affiliate Artist in Organ & Harpsichord at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma where he … Read more

Elizabeth Walker, Director of Formation

Elizabeth has attended Epiphany since 2009 along with her husband Davis and children, Matthew, Rosalie and Andrew. Born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, Elizabeth attended the University of Virginia, earning a BA in Linguistics and a Masters in Teaching. She … Read more

Laura Sargent, Engagement Minister

Laura Sargent started as Youth Ministry Convener at Epiphany in January of 2013. Born and raised in Southern California, Laura and her family were very active in their local Episcopal church. She was also a camper, counselor, and then staff … Read more

Amanda Eap, Hospitality and Security Minister

Amanda Eap has been Epiphany’s Hospitality and Security Coordinator since July 2014. Her duties include providing security for the church building and grounds, as well as hospitality for Sunday Coffee Hour and special church events. Read more

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Naomi Woodrum, Youth Formation Minister

Naomi Woodrum was born in Kumamoto, Japan and was adopted by her missionary parents at nine months old. She spent the first 12 years of her life in various parts of Japan, attending public schools and getting to experience and … Read more

Peter Strimer, Assisting Priest

The Reverend Dr. Peter Strimer is joining our pastoral team quarter-time beginning in July until Thanksgiving. He is the retired rector of Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Seattle, where he experienced all the challenges and joys of a 350-household parish with … Read more