Meet the Ministry Team

Clergy

The Reverend Cynthia K. R. Banks

The Reverend Cynthia K. R. Banks

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The Rev. Cynthia (Cyndi) Banks has served as Rector of St. Luke’s since 2004 and has 26 years of experience as an ordained Episcopal priest. She grew up in the church and spent her childhood in Kentucky. In 1988, Cyndi received a B.S.B.A in Accounting from the University of Louisville. She worked as an accountant before re-engaging with the Church in her early 20s, when she felt a strong call to attend seminary.

Cyndi followed that call to The General Theological Seminary in New York City and earned a Master of Divinity (M. Div.) in 1994. After a decade of ministering …

The Reverend Anna C. Shine

The Reverend Anna C. Shine

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The Rev. Anna Shine returned to St. Luke’s in July 2020, after having regularly attended as a child. She serves as St. Luke’s Missioner for Creation Care and Social Justice and as campus minister for the Presbyterian Episcopal Campus Ministry (PECM) at Appalachian State University.

Anna’s longing to learn about other faiths spurred a study of Judaism and Islam at Elon University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Religious Studies and a minor in German in 2009.

Born to a German mother, Anna’s …

The Reverend Greg Erickson, Deacon

The Reverend Greg Erickson, Deacon

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Deacon Greg Erickson joined St. Luke’s in 2008. Deacon Greg icons servant ministry that flows from the heart as he brings the cares of the world to the church and the church to the cares of the world. From a Methodist background, he spent most of his childhood in Spartanburg, South Carolina and Hendersonville, North Carolina.

In 1974, Greg graduated from The Citadel with a B.S. in Business Administration and then served as a Navy Surface Warfare Officer for three years. Afterward, he took a job with what became Volvo Construction Equipment, where he retired …

Staff

Susan Musilli

Parish Administrator

Ellen Lewis

Interim Financial Secretary

Suzi Mills

Director of Music

Marc Longlois

Organist

 

Elizabeth White

Parish Engagement Facilitator

Brianna Richardson

Youth Intern

 

Eris Loudermilk

Youth Intern

 

Lisa Houser

Cleaner

 

Vestry

Gayle Rhodes

Senior Warden


(828) 719-7774

Bob Oelberg

Junior Warden


(828) 406-8218

Julia Ralston

Clerk


(704) 562-4677

Mary Williams


(828) 963-5474

Drew Eggers


(828) 773-0024

Charlotte Mizelle


(828) 406-6760

Robin Groce


(828) 406-5773