Vestry and Leadership Today


The Reverend Dr. Phebe McPherson has served as rector of Epiphany Church for almost 30 years during which the congregation has grown into a vital pastoral-size church with people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. The campus now includes a state of the art children’s center. The 100 year old chapel has been fully restored inside and out. As the only WWI Chapel in the US it features a WWI social history museum and a Chaplains’ Peace garden. Dr. McPherson was the first woman ordained in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland in 1977. Her doctoral thesis in 2007 focuses on racial reconciliation and has been selected for publication by Virginia Theological Seminary. She has served as a chaplain at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, many diocesan and national church committees, and commissions focusing on woman and the legacy of slavery in Maryland for Anne Arundel County and the state of Maryland. She loves the theatre and is currently working on a first class production, “Givin’ it Up: A Broadway Jazz Musical” featuring the music of Donald Byrd. She is married to the Reverend Bruce McPherson who has served as interim rector for many congregations in Maryland, DC, and Virginia.

Senior Warden

Shawn Milleville serves as Epiphany’s Senior Warden.

Program Associates

Dr. Maryellen Polvino-Bodnar, Pastoral Associate
Dr. Mark Hardy, Choir Director
Debbie Leonard, Sunday School

Officers of the Congregation

Shawn Milleville, Senior Warden
Frank Hood, Bert James, Junior Wardens
Michael Gorham, Treasurer
Alex deWit, Assistant Treasurer
Ann Wheeler, Registrar

Committees & Guilds

Tina Lawrence, Altar Guild Director
Mabel Quarcoopome, Coordinator for Lay Readers
Coral Codner, Service Guild President
Joe Gill, B&G Club Meade Village Coordinator 
Kathleen deWit, Shawn Milleville, Donna Watts-Lamont, Cemetery Trustees 

Vestry Members

Anna Barton
Ann Dahlheim
Chuck Davis
Judy Feldt
Charlotte Gibboney
Avril Henneman
Alberto James
Kelly Kendall
Debbie Leonard
Donna Watts-Lamont
Ann Wheeler
Joan Yamashita

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