Clergy, Staff & Lay Leaders

The Right Reverend (Rt. Rev.) Daniel Martins,

Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Springfield



The Rev. Robert G. Eaton – Interim Rector

The Rev. Canon Elliot Blackburn – Rector Emeritus

Henry Evans — Parish Administrator 

                             (see below for online office contact information)

Nancy S. Ypma – Director of Music and Organist 

NancyNancy Ypma, D.Mus., has been Director of Music and Organist at St. George’s for over 25 years. She received her BA in music from UCLA, and her Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees from Northwestern University.  She is Professor of Music at McKendree University and also Chair of the Division of Visual and Performing Arts. She is active in the St. Louis chapter of the American Guild of Organists and gives concerts. Nancy directs both the Adult Choir and the Choristers at St. George’s.

Parish Officers

Brian Maves – Senior Warden

Chuck Evans – Junior Warden

Dan Duncan – Treasurer

Duffy Walters – Clerk of the Mission Leadership Team

Mission Leadership Team

Class of 2021                         Class of 2022                     Class of 2023

Maryann Fernandez             Margaret Brown            Jim Gillispie

Joan Barnes                            Chuck Evans                    Vicki Hall

Brian Maves                           Sue Vaughn                     Dawn Jung



The office is open from 8 am to 3 pm daily.   The Parish Administrator can be reached at 618-233-6320.  Messages sent from the comment form below will be responded to asap.



Community Service Commission – Coordinates outreach programs in the neighboring community; sponsors parish involvement in social issues such as the food pantry, food and clothing collections, blood drives, and more.

Fellowship Commission – This commission plans and coordinates church-wide gatherings and social activities to celebrate and enhance our life as a Christian community.

Liturgical Commission – Assists the rector in planning (liturgies) throughout the church year. The membership includes representatives from all the ministries that help with these liturgies.

Property Commission – Assists the junior warden in caring for the buildings and grounds of our parish.

Stewardship and Finance – Manages the parish finances, prepares and monitors the annual budget, ensures an annual audit and leads stewardship campaigns.

Spiritual Enrichment Commission – Plans renewal events, helps in the formation of prayer and study groups, and works with the Liturgical Commission to enrich the spiritual life of the parish.


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