The Rev. Rachel Endicott
206-523-7476, ext. 307
Rachel (or Pastor Rachel, if you desire a more formal title), is in the office Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Rachel was born in the U.K. to a priest father and musician/teacher mother. After receiving a BA in Psychology from Scripps College and an MBA from National University, Rachel worked doing market research in the medical device market and provided community education and administration in the not-for-profit arena. Rachel attended Virginia Theological Seminary, graduating in 1997, then moved to the Pacific Northwest. With specialized training in Interim Ministry, Rachel has served a variety of parishes in the Diocese of Olympia.
Rachel’s passions in ministry are: supporting the faith journey of people of all ages; teaching and preaching, liturgy and music; and peace and justice issues. Rachel enjoys reading, particularly murder mysteries, walking/hiking, and swimming (she is certified as a life guard). She is married to Gary Irvin, a CPA, and has two young adult children who will both soon be college graduates. Two rescue beagles and a newly-adopted mustang round out her household.
Children, Youth and Adult Formation Director
206-523-7476, ext. 303
Megan is in the office Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Megan is a Portland native who has lived in the PNW her whole life. She received her BA in Christian Ministry from Warner Pacific University, along with minors in Human Development and Music. She worked with children and youth at Abundant Life Church while completing her degree and working part time. She earned her MDiv from Seattle Pacific Seminary in 2019 while interning at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church each week.
Since middle school, Megan has had a passion for children’s ministry, and later youth ministry. As an adolescent and young adult, she was involved in many areas of ministry which later turned into her passion for church work and Christian education and formation. As regards her hobbies of choice, Megan reads books of all kinds, loves music, and enjoys the outdoors when given the opportunity.
206-523-7476 (leave a message on the St. Andrew’s general voicemail)
Tim’s office hours are by appointment Wednesdays (12pm-3pm) & Thursdays (2pm-6pm) each week.
Tim is a native Northwesterner and PK (preacher’s kid), raised in Tacoma. He began playing for church services in junior high, and studied organ and piano at Pacific Lutheran University. An apprenticeship in organ building took him to New England, where he also continued his musical studies at New England Conservatory.
He and his wife, Cheryl (also an organist and church musician), spent 23 years in Portland, Oregon, before moving to the Puget Sound area. They have a son in graduate school studying … organ and church music.
When not playing the organ or piano, Tim can often be found walking in the mountains of Western Washington, bicycling, or working on his old house. He also has a small business doing tuning and maintenance on pipe organs.
Leslie’s office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 2:30PM.
Leslie is a Northwest native with significant administrative skills, including holding the position of Office Administrator in a Congregational Church. Leslie is a long-time musician who plays and teaches the harp throughout the Puget Sound region. Leslie’s favorite musical pursuit is composing new scores for old films, specifically vintage silent films. She has composed scores for movies from “Peter Pan” to “Snow White” and toured around the country playing live with silent film shows.
She and her husband, Marty, have a family of many cats and one turtle. Leslie is delighted to join St. Andrew’s as Parish Administrator because she shares the church’s values of inclusion and environmental stewardship.
Kevin is our part-time bookkeeper. His office hours are Monday, Wednesday, & Friday afternoons after 3:30 pm, except on holidays. Making an appointment is best.