Vestry of the Parish -
Carole Ward (Senior Warden)
Jan Slaby (Junior Warden)
The Rev. Christy Laborda Harris – Rector
Christy received her Masters in Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2007. She then served as vicar of two Spanish-speaking missions in Durham, NC and Seaside, CA. She began serving with St. Stephen’s in March of 2011. She and her husband Kai have two young children and love living in Sebastopol and being part of the St. Stephen’s community!
The Rev. Kate Sefton – Deacon
Kate has attended St. Stephen’s in Sebastopol since September of 2000; she has worked as a Developmental Specialist for more than 30 years and enjoys her work time with families and children. With the loving support of the congregation of St. Stephen’s, she attended the School for Deacons and was ordained to the vocational deaconate in August of 2016. Deacons are called to interpret the needs, concerns and hopes of the world to the church. They are like bridges between the communities inside and outside the church. Kate considers it a great privilege to be serving as a deacon here!
Miles McKenzie – Minister of Music
Miles was born and raised in Sebastopol, where he now teaches piano. He has performed as a pianist, vocalist, and trumpet player for a wide variety of groups in Northern California. He is also an avid composer. Miles is excited to be a part of the St. Stephen’s family and introduce his unique musical experience to this wonderful congregation. You can learn more about him and his work at www.milesmckenzie.com.
Tasha Krongard-Parish Administrator
Our Parish Administrator is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the church office. This includes: the creation of the Sunday bulletin, the e-news, and scheduling the use of St. Stephen’s facilities.