The Rev. Caroline Hines

In January 2018 Caroline was called to be Rector for St. Andrew's after joining us in September 2016 as Interim Rector. She was ordained to the priesthood at Christ Church Exeter, NH in 2000, and remained there as Associate Rector until 2009, when she began her ministry as an interim rector. She has served as Interim in Exeter, Maine, Toledo, OH, and most recently at St. James in Keene, NH. She enjoys close relationships with siblings, who live in Chicago, Maryland and Mississippi.
Prior to attending seminary Caroline worked for twenty years as a Master's level child and youth psychologist in Western North Carolina. The Tamworth area reminds her of that part of the country, and it is already feeling like home. Though she grew up in the South, she considers herself a transplanted New Englander.

Debra Hoyt
Parish Administrator

Debra began at St. Andrew's in June, 2006. She came to St. Andrews with a background in Administration & Bookkeeping and maintains her Notary Public and Justice of the Peace licenses for NH. She enjoys keeping the parish updated with the ever-changing technology that keeps her challenged. She currently shares her time with All Saints Episcopal Church in Wolfeboro as their Parish Administrator. Deb lives in Center Ossipee and enjoys gardening, creative outlets and outdoor activities with her husband, Ken and their puggle, Shelby.

Bernice Thompson

Bernice Thompson has been blessing the parish with her musical talent on the organ and piano since February, 2006. 

 Sara Trudnak

Sara joined the staff of St. Andrew's in May, 2016. She keeps the building polished and clean in between her busy hours at Jakes Seafood and working other cleaning gigs. Her school-aged daughter, Lillian, keeps her busy. They enjoy taking walks with their dog, Ebby and cooking together.

Sally DeGroot
 Senior Warden

Sally is the chairperson for the Facilities Planning Committee as well as serving as Jr. Warden.  She is a longtime member of St. Andrew’s and is also a member of the choir. She has had many roles and been a part of the many projects and activities that fill the Parish calendar. She plans and coordinates the St. Andrew’s Annual Lobster Dinner each summer.  She and her husband Vic are most blessed with her extended family and grandchildren and enjoy spending as much time as they can with them.

Patti Rau
 Junior Warden

Patti is currently serving a 2 year term on the Vestry but has also been a Vestry member in the past as well as having served as Clerk. She as been a part of St. Andrew's since 1996. She and her husband, George, are a long standing cook team for Dinner Bell. She is Lector, a member of the Choir and serves on Altar Guild and Stewardship Committee. In her leisure time, Patti loves to hike, kayak, garden and read. She is also involved with OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) and the Madison Library.

Robert Seston

Bob transferred to St. Andrew’s in 2010. He hails from St James, Chicago and Holy Comforter, Kenilworth. He is now in his 7th year on the Vestry, 6 of those as Treasurer.

Bob enjoys taking in the natural beauty of New Hampshire with hiking in his spare time.

 Jennifer Huckman

Jennifer has served on the Vestry for the past 3 years as Clerk and she and her family have been member of St. Andrew’s for the past 5 years. She has felt so welcome and embraced in the Episcopal Church for the past 18 years when she and Tom were married.
Jen works full time for a Lakes Region Municipality, and few part time gigs for fun, one of her favorite being an Ambassador / Welcomer at the local ski area, King Pine.
She is involved in Community Dinners known as “Dinner Bell” hosted weekly at St. Andrews, and helps organize our annual festive Christmas Dinner that is open to all. She is a member of the internal audit committee and Hobart engineer for food events.

Jennifer and Tom are proud parents to three active and busy teenagers, two Goats and 21 chickens.


Sammie Wakefield

Sammie is a long time faithful servant of St. Andrew’s.  She is a leader in Altar Guild as well as serving in the many ministry assignments of the church.  She has been a long time participant on the Vestry in its many roles and is a “go-to” for most all questions of St. Andrew’s.

She enjoys the gratification of her dedicated outreach ministry to Eleanore’s Project, an outreach that provides wheelchairs for disabled children in Peru that is supported as well by St. Andrew's.

Pat Adams

Pat joined the Vestry in 2016. Even though she has been coming to St. Andrew's for a number of years with her husband David, a long time Episcopalian, she was formally received into the church in May, 2016. She served on the Stewardship committee for the first time in the Fall of 2016, which helped her learn more about the inner workings of the parish and what it takes to function as a viable church community. She serves as the Search Committee liaison with the Vestry. When she is not with her St. Andrew's family, she loves traveling in their motor home, spending time with children and grandchildren, enjoying hobbies of reading and knitting, and spending time outdoors in this beautiful state that we live in.

Kaitlyn Marshall
Kaitlyn has grown up as member of St. Andrew's. She serves as Acolyte, Eucharistic Minister and Lector and has served many years as the youth delegate at Diocesan Convention. This is her first term on Vestry. She takes part volunteering for activities and has shared her acting skills in a part or two in the Murder Mystery Dinners.

Jim Theodore

Christina Quinn