Clergy and Staff

St. Paul’s Clergy and Staff Purpose Statement

We pledge to compassionately and faithfully serve the people of St. Paul’s by maintaining healthy boundaries, honoring processes, protocols, and confidences while discerning the work of the Holy Spirit.

The Rev. Hazel Smith Glover

Rector
770-253-4264
RevHazel@stpaulsnewnan.org

Hazel is a cradle Episcopalian baptized at St. Mark’s in Lagrange, GA. During the 1960s, with the guidance of her parish, she began to understand that we are all God’s beloved. Living into our baptismal promises to seek and serve Christ in all persons, to love our neighbor, to strive for justice and peace, and . . .

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Nicole Ravenell Edwards

Parish Administrator
770-253-4264 ext. 168
parishadmin@stpaulsnewnan.org

Prior to joining the staff of St. Paul’s, Nicole Ravenell Edwards worked as an independent consultant helping small, medium, and large private and government agencies improve how they conduct their business by changing and enhancing their business processes.

 

Mason Copeland

Organist & Choirmaster
770-253-4264
mason@stpaulsnewnan.org

Mason Copeland is an alumnus of Indiana University Jacob’s School of Music, with a dual Master’s degree in choral conducting and organ performance. He studied choral conducting with Dominick DiOrio and organ with Janette Fishell. In 2012, the Jacob’s School of Music awarded Mason an Associate Instructor position in the choral department . . .

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Dawn Harrison

Director of Children’s Choir & Parish Handbell Choir

Dawn Harrison is the Director of Children’s Choirs and Parish Handbell Choir. In 2002, our minister of music, Ben Bachman, moved to another parish. Dawn and Sally Evans took over the leadership of the children’s choir. After Sally moved to Atlanta . . .

 

Cynthia Meisinger

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
770-253-4264

cynthia@stpaulsnewnan.org

Cynthia is the Director of Children and Youth Ministries. From a young age, she felt called to teach and work in ministry. Over the years, Cynthia has pursued this calling by serving at diocesan events...

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Elisabeth Copeland

Director of Children's Ministries
770-253-4264
elisabeth@stpaulsnewnan.org

Elizabeth has been an orchestra teacher for over six years at the Paideia School in Atlanta, teaching grades 5th through 12th. Additionally, she did her student teaching practices in general music, teaching kindergarten through 5th grade. She is experienced in teaching all ages of students . . .

 

Cole Hankins

Multimedia Associate
cole@stpaulsnewnan.org

Cole Hankins joined the St. Paul’s staff as Multimedia Associate in the Fall of 2020. Bringing with him a passion for digital audio and video, he is responsible for the recording and live-streaming of worship services.

 

Geoff Mattera

Communications Director

geoff@stpaulsnewnan.org

Prior to becoming St. Paul’s Communications Director, Geoff spent the bulk of his career as a videographer and editor working in community media and local government television. He brings with him a passion for “telling stories”, either through visual mediums or the written word.