Clergy and Staff

St. Paul’s Clergy and Staff Purpose Statement

We pledge to compassionately and faithfully serve the people of St. Paul’s by maintaining healthy boundaries, honoring processes, protocols, and confidences while discerning the work of the Holy Spirit.

The Reverend Canon C. John Thompson-Quartey

Interim Rector

Canon John is the Director of the Episcopal Anglican Studies Program at Candler School of Theology. Before assuming that position, he served on the staff of the bishop of Atlanta as Canon for Ministry Development and Congregational Vitality.

Nicole Ravenell Edwards

Parish Administrator
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Prior to joining the staff of St. Paul’s, Nicole Ravenell Edwards worked as an independent consultant helping small, medium, and large private and government agencies improve how they conduct their business by changing and enhancing their business processes.

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Rhett Barnwell

Organist & Choirmaster

Rhett has earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Florida State University and a Master of Music degree from St. Louis Conservatory, both in French horn performance. He has pursued graduate study in Choral Conducting at Westminster Choir College and Doctoral study at the University of Georgia in Organ and Choral Conducting.

Dawn Harrison

Director of Children’s Choir & Parish Handbell Choir

Dawn Harrison is the Director of Children’s Choirs and Parish Handbell Choir. In 2002, our minister of music, Ben Bachman, moved to another parish. Dawn and Sally Evans took over the leadership of the children’s choir. After Sally moved to Atlanta . . .


Cole Hankins

Multimedia Associate

Cole Hankins joined the St. Paul’s staff as Multimedia Associate in the Fall of 2020. Bringing with him a passion for digital audio and video, he is responsible for the recording and live-streaming of worship services.


Geoff Mattera

Communications Director

Prior to becoming St. Paul’s Communications Director, Geoff spent the bulk of his career as a videographer and editor working in community media and local government television. He brings with him a passion for “telling stories”. . .


Nicole Walters


Nicole Walters has called St. Paul's home since 2021 and is delighted to be the Seminarian serving her home Parish during her Episcopal and Anglican studies at Candler School of Theology at Emory University.