Meet the Ministry Team


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 …


Elizabeth White

Parish Administrator

Ellen Lewis

Interim Financial Secretary

Jim Lodin

Director of Music

Jim Lodin



Elizabeth White

Parish Engagement Facilitator

David Curry

Building and Grounds Supervisor


Joshua White

Worship Tech Support


Lisa Houser




Adam Jarrell

Senior Warden

Harold Tilley

Junior Warden



Rob Thompson




Jean Harrison




Diane Mathews



Lynne Getz



Leesa Kessell