• The Rev. Canon David Johnson

    Interim Rector

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    The Reverend Canon David H. Johnson is the retired Canon to the Ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, living in Fairhope, Alabama. In that role, he served as the principal clergy assistant to three Bishops of Mississippi for 16 years.


    A native Mississippian and a graduate of the University of Mississippi, he was ordained deacon and priest in 1987.  He has served congregations on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Nashville, TN, and Starkville, MS. He also served as interim rector of a congregation in the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast. He is a supply priest at various Central Gulf Coast congregations, and serves as a consultant in Mutual Ministry Review processes.

    Father David will be our interim for the next 12-18 months as we discern a call for the next Rector of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Foley.

  • Penny Seawell

    Parish Office Administrator

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    Penny joined the staff at Saint Paul’s in January 2013 as Parish Administrator, and while the job description remains vague, she happily serves in a multitude of roles.

    Before joining the staff at St. Paul's, Penny worked with volunteers to plan special events and raise funds for Children’s Healthcare and the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta. 

    She loves the easy slow living in south Alabama and especially enjoys

    being with her five grandchildren. 

    Always feel free to contact Penny if you have any questions or concerns. If she doesn’t know the answer she will be able to direct you to the right person.

  • Katie Goodson

    Children's Ministry Coordinator

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  • Ben Linder

    Communications & New Ministry Coordinator

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  • Diedre Cowart


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