The Very Rev. Stephen Spicer graduated in 2014 with a Master of Divinity from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. He was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Colorado. After his ordination, Stephen was invited by the Diocese of Texas and the Rev. Hannah Atkins to serve as Curate at Trinity Episcopal Church in Midtown Houston. In late November 2016, he accepted a call to serve as Priest-in-Charge and later became Rector of Christ Church, Eagle Lake, TX. In August 2021 Stephen became the rector of Grace Church in Hopkinsville, Ky.
Stephen was born in Craig, Colorado, and spent his formative years in Oak Park, Illinois. In 1993, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse with a bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Medicine; at which point he returned to Colorado to start his career. His first position was in mobile nuclear medicine where he provided diagnostic imaging to rural communities in Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado. Later in his nineteen-year career, he worked at hospitals in Longmont and Fort Morgan, Colorado.
Fr. Steve is currently the Dean of the Three Rivers Deanery, an Episcopal clergy group, is a Trustee for the University of the South, and is a Commissioner and the Treasurer for the Hopkinsville/Christian County Human Rights Commission. Stephen is happily married to Amy, his wife of over 20 years. They have four children, two recently graduated college, one in collage and one living at home. In his free time, Stephen likes to work on home improvement projects, photography, and being with family. The family also has three dogs and two cats.
The Rev. Mark Richard
The Rev. Mark Richard graduated in 2014 with a Master of Arts from the School of Theology at the University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee. He was ordained a deacon in the Diocese of Kentucky in 2018. Mark has been active in the diocese serving on the board of All Saints Center, a retreat center for the Diocese of Kentucky. He also serves on the Standing Committee, a council of advice to the Bishop, the Cathedral Chapter, and as a trustee for the University of the South.
Mark grew up in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. In 1993, he graduated from Transylvania University with a bachelor’s degree in business finance and is currently the director of accounting for the Nashville Health Care Council in Nashville, Tennessee.
Mark loves to read, watch movies, and go on adventures
Kim Johnson graduated from Hopkinsville Community College with a Bachelor of Arts concentrating on Psychology and Early Childhood courses. She also attended Austin Peay University concentrating on Psychology.
Kim has worked in Administrative work most of her adult life. Kim worked for local doctors, at Christian Care Communities and Hopkinsville Community College. She has worked her at Grace Church for over 3 years.
Kim has been married to Wayne Johnson for over twenty years. They share two children Kyle and Kaylee and have three grandchildren. In her spare time Kim loves to travel, and spend time with friends, and family, especially the grandchildren.
Wayne Eastham has served as Organist/Choirmaster since July 1, 2015, upon the retirement of Steve Wiggin, who had served for 33 years. A native of Somerset, KY, Wayne is a retired high school English teacher, and a retired Minister of Music from the Southern Baptist tradition. His education credentials are: BA in English and Music from Georgetown College, 1973; MA in English from Eastern Kentucky University, 1976; MA in School Supervision and Principalship from Eastern Kentucky University, 1979; MA in Church Music with Organ Concentration from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, 1992.
Wayne, his wife Yvette, and children Meredith and Micah, have lived in Hopkinsville since 2008.