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Clergy / Staff

8:00am Rite I

Holy Rood Chapel 

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The Reverend Bridget Coffey

Rector

The Rev. Bridget Coffey began as St. Andrew's Seventh Rector in Fall of 2017. Born in Greenville, North Carolina and raised in North East, Maryland, Bridget is a lifelong Episcopalian. She earned her bachelor's degree in marketing and leadership studies from Christopher Newport University and her Master of Divinity from The General Theological Seminary in New York City. Bridget came to St. Andrew's from the Diocese of Virginia, where she served as the Assistant Rector at Christ Church in Winchester for six years. Prior to that, she served in the dioceses of Lexington and Easton. She's enjoying getting to know Northwest Ohio, loves a good cup of coffee, art museums, and the symphony.

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Laura Empie

Parish Administrator 

Laura has faithfully served as Parish Administrator for almost 25 years. She oversees the church office, prepares worship bulletins, and serves as the interface for all activities in the building. Originally born in California, she grew up at St. Andrew's and her parents still attend. She attends a Catholic parish in Perrysburg and loves spending time with her grandchildren.

Heidi Clausius

Minister of Music 

Heidi Clausius began serving as the Minister of Music at St. Andrew's in January 2020. A native of Toledo, she has served as organist/pianist at several congregations in the area, including Hope Lutheran Church and Trinity Episcopal. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance from UT and a Master's Degree in Collaborative Piano Performance from BGSU. In addition to her church work, Heidi serves as the accompanist for the Ottawa Hills Choral Department and has a private piano studio in her Sylvania Township home that she shares with her husband Jeff and their son Max, a junior at UT. Their daughter Allison is a fashion designer in NYC.  

Jen Hill

Nursery Staff

Jen Hill has been happily volunteering in the nursery since 2016. She works at the University of Toledo and belongs to the area’s Baha’i Faith community. She is married to Scott Hill, a member of St. Andrew’s, and together they have two kids who have outgrown their toddler years.