Clergy & Staff


St. John’s has a committed staff with years of experience in meeting the needs of an active parish.

Gwyneth MacKenzie Murphy, Interim Rector

The Rev. Gwyneth MacKenzie Murphy has served as a priest for more than 20 years in dioceses of New York, California and Utah. [read more...]

Alissa Anderson, Curate

The Rev. Alissa Anderson is a graduate (cum laude) of the General Theological Seminary, where she earned a Master of Divinity and Certificate in Spiritual Direction. She is also the 2017 recipient of the Bishop of Newark Preaching Prize. Her focus is on children, youth, and family ministries and leads confirmation classes. [read more...]

Dorothy Greene, Priest Associate

The Rev. Dorothy Greene became a St. John's parishioner when she married Jeff Greene in 1951. In the following years, she became a member and then president of the altar guild, an acolyte, a lay reader (now called Eucharistic minister), deacon, and finally priest associate in 1988, a year before Jeff died. As Jeff once said to her, "I brought you into my church and now you've taken it over!" (He was joking). Dorothy has a bachelor of science from Columbia University and a master of arts in education and theological studies from Union Theological Seminary. [read more...]

Catherine Bucci, Nursery School Director

Catherine Bucci has been the director of St. John’s Nursery School since July 2010 when her family relocated to New York from the Boston area. Catherine studied Early Childhood Development and Education and graduated from Tufts University. She has had extensive teaching and administrative experience in the preschool setting. Catherine lives in Pelham with her husband, Yiannis, two teenage children, Giorgos and Isabel and their dog, Clyde. [read more...]

Dr. Paul-Martin Maki, Music Director & Organist

Dr. Paul-Martin Maki is a highly accomplished organist and a member of the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and of Columbia University. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Syracuse University, and the Schola Cantorum in Paris, where he was a Fulbright scholar. A soloist throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Europe as well as on television and radio, Dr. Maki often serves as a consultant for the tonal design of new and existing organs and is an acclaimed recording artist. [read more...]

Laura Rawlings, Parish Administrator

Laura Rawlings has been an essential part of the St. John’s church office since December 2001. Laura lives in Port Chester and is actively involved at Christ’s Church, Rye. [read more...]

Francisco Vargas, Building and Grounds Supervisor

Francisco joined St. John's in May 2017. He brings extensive experience managing residential estates in the local area. He and his family live in Port Chester. He is looking forward to getting to know St. John's and caring for its facilities. [read more...]