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Rector

The Rev. Judith Malionek

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“I am blessed and delighted to be called as rector of this vibrant parish.  It is rare to find such a combination of beautiful liturgy, love of children, community activism, prayer, conviviality, international mission, and Bible study all in one church.  I believe that Saint John’s is an uncommon treasure, on the threshold of even greater things.”

 

Mother Judith began serving as the rector of St. John’s on November 1, 2019. Prior to accepting the call to St. John’s, Mother Judith served as Curate at St. Paul’s in Albany. 

She received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and her Masters in Divinity at Trinity School for Ministry, where she received the seminary’s award for excellence in liturgy. Before entering the seminary, she worked in social services, Christian education, and served as a church organist and music director.  She is married to the Rev. Tom Malionek, who is the rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Kinderhook; they have two grown children.  

 




Deacon

The Rev. Paul M. Carney

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Deacon Paul and his wife Marilyn have two adult children, Sarah E. McClane and Paul A. Carney. Deacon Paul is a 36 year veteran of the Troy Police Department and serves as Department and Union Chaplain. He also serves on the Commission On Ministry, Clergy Disiplinary Board and the Deacons' Advisory Board for the Episcopal Diocese of Albany.




Parish Bookkeeper

Maggie Hasslacher

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Maggie Hasslacher has more than twenty years’ experience in business and nonprofit management, and specializes in assisting churches in setting up and maintaining best practices in business finances.

Maggie has an MBA, with Nonprofit focus. In addition to serving as the Executive Director of Healing a Woman’s Soul, Inc., she is a leadership development consultant, a Notary Public, a Crown Money Map Mentor, and an experienced social media strategist. She walks, reads, and makes jewelry in her spare time.

She and her husband, Stephen, have more than 20 nieces, nephews and godchildren whom they love and pray for every day. The Hasslachers enjoy a good baseball game and have taken up hiking.

Maggie is delighted to join the St. John’s staff!

 




Interim Office Manager

Jennifer Firth

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Jennifer is a long-time member of St. John's. We are grateful for her service as we search for a new staff member.




Children's Ministries

Katherine Brillat

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Katie has been serving St. John's for over ten years, and has been involved in Youth Ministry for almost twice as long as that. She is mom to Tara Mae, her lovely daughter. She greatly enjoys the theater and reading.




Property Monitor

Jason Conway

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Director of Music

Ted Phillips

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Chimer

Andrew S. Mace

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At the ripe old age of four years, Andy Mace first came with his family to St. John's in 1957. He's been a member of the Choir since 1961, a chimer since about 1965, and a member of various committees since. Father of Sarah and Ian, Andy is a librarian by profession as well as a bit of an historian and Triumph car collector as hobbies.