Delia, John, Peter, and Benton Heck

Rector – The Reverend John Hathaway Heck

John began his ministry at Saint Peter’s-in-the-Mountains on May 4th, 1998. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Phoebe Needles Center. He holds a BA from the University of the South (1981), and an MDiv from Virginia Theological Seminary (1989). He was ordained a priest in the Episcopal Church on July 25th, 1991. After graduation from seminary, John served as the Chaplain for Outreach Ministries at the University of the South from 1989 to 1991. From 1991 – 1998, he served as Assistant Rector at Christ Church of the Ascension, Paradise Valley, AZ. While there, he met his wife, Delia. They have two children, Benton and Peter, and one dog, “Zippy”.

Vestry Members & Officers

Nancy Bradley, Treasurer

Dan Custer, Junior Warden

Allison Harl, Clerk

Leslie Holden

Charlotte Hubbard

Patrick Nix, Senior Warden

Shannon Simms

Organist – Fair Robey

Fair Robey taught elementary music in Franklin County Public Schools for a number of years. She has served as a church musician, a private piano teacher, and an accompanist for many choral groups and drama productions. She currently serves as the accompanist for the choral music program at Franklin County High School. She is the coordinator of the Franklin County Violin Program and leads an after-school choir program at Ferrum Elementary School.