OLD ST. ANDREW'S PARISH CHURCH

2604 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414

(843) 766-1541  office@oldstandrews.org

CLERGY

 

The Rev. Marshall Huey is the 19th Rector of Old St. Andrew's Parish Church. Marshall became the Rector effective October 1, 2006, and was formally installed by the Bishops of South Carolina at a festival Eucharist Sunday night, November 5. Marshall previously served as the Assistant Rector of the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour on John's Island, near Kiawah and Seabrook. Marshall is a graduate of Duke University and Vanderbilt Law School, and was an attorney for 15 years before entering seminary in 1998 at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN.

Marshall has two sons, Gordon and James. Marshall serves on the Board of Trustees for Sewanee and the Board of Trustees for the Diocese of SC. He also is the Bishop's Representative to Cursillo and is a member of the Board of the Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. He is committed to deepening our Christian walk at Old St. Andrew's through worship, Christian education and discipleship programs.

THE REV. JOE VELLA, ASSISTANT TO THE RECTOR

The Rev. Joe Vella began as Assistant to the Rector on August 1, 2013. He was born and raised in Beaufort, South Carolina, and graduated in the Class of 1966 at Beaufort High School. He attended The University of the South; graduated from The University of South Carolina, B.A. 1984; and Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge, Pennsylvania, M.Div. 1988. In Charleston, he was ordained a Deacon in 1988 and a Priest on May 24, 1989 by The Right Reverend C. FitzSimons Allison at St. John's, Oakland, where he was Rector. After twelve years of ordained, parish ministry, he was accepted into a Chaplain Residency at Tampa General Hospital, where he earned a Level II in Clinical Pastoral Education, 2001. He was granted an Ecclesiastical Endorsement in Healthcare, and was a Chaplain with The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast in Pinellas County. He is married to Judy Rentiers of Charleston, and they have three adult children and four grandchildren. They currently reside in Summerville.

THE REV. LEE HERSHON, DEACON

 

The Rev. Dr. Lee Hershon was assigned to Old St Andrew's Church, as Deacon, May 1, 2012. Previously, he was a Deacon at Grace Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC. Lee was ordained a Deacon on September 11, 2009. He is a graduate of Rutgers College, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Lee maintains a private practice in the specialty of orthodontics in North Charleston and Mt. Pleasant. He is also the dental director of the free dental clinic in Charleston as his outreach ministry outside the walls of the church. Lee is married to Nina Haskins Hershon, of Macon, Georgia and they have three adult children; Lawrence, Marissa, and Danielle. The family home is on Wappoo Creek and they all have pluff mud between their toes! Lee enjoys sharing through Christian education, with an emphasis on our Hebrew roots and the connection between Old and New Testaments.

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