Leadership & Clergy

Our Rector is head priest and pastor at Church of Our Saviour. He oversees the ongoing spiritual life and pastoral care of the congregation and church staff, coordinates our lay leadership, presides and preaches at many of our worship services, and works with the Vestry in overseeing the institutional life of the parish.

More about our Rector . . .

Gerry Caprio

Our youth minister leads our Middle Saints (for middle-schoolers) and High School Youth Group and coordinates youth activities with the parish and the Youth and Family Ministries Team. Gerry brings a passion for the intersection of religion and science and interfaith relationships with his years of youth ministry experience into this position.

Emily Huffman

Emily Huffman coordinates our renowned Godly Play program (Pre-K through 3rd grade) and works with our Youth and Family Ministries Team to lead our Faith Quest program (4th-6th grade).

Emily brings a love for the visual arts, education, and young children to this ministry.

Rose Scarff

Our Office Administrator attends to the day-to-day business of the community, assisting the clergy and staff in their work, and coordinating the office, parish calendar, regular church worship and events. Rose also is a freelance writer and dog/housesitter.

Michael Gilbertson

Award-winning composer, church choral director, and keyboardist Michael Gilbertson directs the Choir of Our Saviour and leads music in our Sunday liturgies.

He has previously served as organist and music director in congregations in the Northeast and Midwest. In 2018, his chamber work Quartet was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in composition. He cultivates a vibrant composing career while teaching at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Albert CampbellAlbert Campbell
Music Director Emeritus

In addition to recently serving as Music Director at Church of Our Saviour, Albert Campbell has previously served as music director in several Episcopal Churches in California, including those in Livermore, Palo Alto, and Ventura. After retiring from parish music ministry in 2019, Albert continues to work with musical groups in the Bay Area, and occasionally substitutes and directs as organist and choir director at Church of Our Saviour.

Mary Washburn
Junior Warden

Our Junior Warden works the Vestry, Rector, and Sexton in helping oversee the maintenance and improvement to our facility. And as "the people's warden," elected by the vestry, she also assists in Vestry leadership in coordination with the Senior Warden and Rector.

Our 2020-2021 Vestry:

Mary Washburn (Junior Warden), Patty Ginnebaugh (Clerk), Lex Campbell, Marsha Dugan, Caroline Gibbs, Drew Gloger, Anders Knox, Elizabeth Mooney, Katie Moore, Tiana Wimmer, Jonathan Walker.

Learn more about the Vestry and its work.

Youth and Family Ministries Team

Our Youth and Family Ministries Team along with the Rector and Youth Minister, and Godly Play Coordinator, oversees all our ministries with young people. This year’s YFMT includes Tiana Wimmer, Mallary Walker, and Liz Murray (Godly Play/Faith Quest) and Patty Ginnebaugh (Middle Saints).

Dryden Liddle
Adult Education Coordinator

Our Adult Education coordinator calls together the meetings of the Adult Education team, a group of members dedicated to planning our education forums for the parish and wider community throughout the year.

Healing Team

Our Healing Team works with all the members of our staff in ensuring prayers for those who are in need, visits, and that the ancient healing sacraments of the Church are available to all of the parish. Contact Br. Richard Edward at if you have a prayer concern.

Ros Patterson
Lay Eucharistic Ministry Coordinator

Our Lay Eucharistic Ministers and Visitors, with the help from our coordinator and staff, bring the sacrament of Holy Communion to those who cannot regularly attend our worship, and also serve in assisting administration of the sacrament during our Holy Eucharists.

Mark Tarpey-Schwed
Care of Creation Ministries Coordinator

Our Care of Creation Ministry, with the direction of our coordinator, leads our community in outreach to help in our Christian responsiblity in healing and building sustainability for our planet and its resources.

Terry Peck

Our Sexton helps maintain the church property and grounds, attending to basic repairs and maintenance.

Gay Rawlins Johnson
Altar Guild Director

Our Altar Guild Director leads the entire Altar Guild in ensuring our liturgies and worship space remain vibrant and beautiful. Often working behind the scenes, they coordinate, with the Rector and Staff, our seasonal worship customs and liturgical traditions.

Jeff Johnson

In conjunction with our Bookkeeper, our Treasurer helps maintain the financial records and works with our Stewardship Team in sustaining the finances of the parish.

Gay Rawlins Johnson

Our bookkeeper attends to the week-to-week record-keeping of the congregation. In addition to our financial ledger, she also works with our staff in overseeing other essential parish records.

David Smith
Perspective Editor

Our Perspective Editor collects the news of the parish and develops our monthly newsletter. The deadline to submit materials for the parish newsletter is the 24th of each month.


August 10th

Finance Committee meeting
4:00 pm

August 11th

Pastoral Hangout
3:00 pm

August 12th

Eucharist & Spiritual Communion with Bible study following
10:30 am

August 12th

Vestry Meeting
6:30 pm

August 13th

Staff Meeting
2:00 pm

August 13th

Dismantling Racism
7:00 pm

August 16th

Morning Prayer
10:00 am

August 18th

Pastoral Hangout
3:00 pm

August 19th

Eucharist & Spiritual Communion with Bible study following
10:30 am

August 20th

Dismantling Racism
7:00 pm

Monthly Calendar

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