She has served our congregation since November 2014. Laurie has over 25 years of ministerial experience in a variety of installed and temporary positions in Florida, Arkansas, and Texas.
Laurie is a graduate of LSU and Louisville Theological Seminary. She and her husband, Ed, live in the Tampa Bay area with their two cats and a collection of Tampa Bay Rays memorabilia. They have five adult children and two grandsons.
A native of Vermont and a graduate of Plymouth State College, New Hampshire (BS – Music Education), Todd has lived and worked in New Tampa for over 18 years. His background includes work as a music teacher in the Hillsborough County Schools. He has gained a wonderful local reputation during his four years as the music director at Grace Episcopal Church and most recently during five years at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, where the choir grew from six to more than 70 under his leadership. He is also well known as founder of “Showkidz,” the children’s performing arts program in New Tampa. Todd’s wife, Keli, is a guidance counselor with Hillsborough County Schools.They have two daughters: Kathryn and Abbey.