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All Saints Staff

The Parish Office is open Mondays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Tuesdays 1:00 - 5:00 pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am - noon.

Pastor BillThe Rev. William Petersen, Rector – A servant leader leader with an ecumenical heart, Bill was nurtured and ordained in the Lutheran tradition and has served All Saints since 2014. A former university professor and dean, Bill and his wife Kay live in Wolfeboro and enjoy the natural beauty and quality of life here in the Lakes Region. Read more about our rector here:  http://www.wolfesaints.com/the-rev-bill-petersen/

 Shelby, Ken and Deb HDebra Hoyt, Parish Administrator – Deb brings ten years ofexperience serving St. Andrew in the Valley Episcopal Church in Tamworth in the same capacity and is excited to work for both parishes. She has been in NH since 1998 and lives in Center Ossipee with her husband Ken and puggle Shelby. They have four adult children and Deb is the local board chair for the Carroll County Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP), is the treasurer for the Community Food Center, and holds current certificates as a State of NH Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.

Mark McLaughlinMark McLaughlin, Sexton – Mark and his family joined All Saints in 2001. He was hired as sexton in 2006. Mark is responsible for keeping the buildings and grounds of All Saints ready to welcome all who visit and utilize our facilities. His family includes his wife, Jacqueline, and children Fred, Grant, Van and Elizabeth.

Nancy Thom

Nancy Thomas, Church School – Nancy is a cradle Episcopalian who began attending All Saints Church in 1983. She took on this position in 2004. Nancy has been teaching full-time at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Ossipee since 2003. She enjoys gardening, in addition to hiking and traveling with her husband, Jim, and daughter, Katie.

Holly and Ralph SimonsHolly Simons, Minister of Music – Holly Simons is delighted to be our recently appointed Minister of Music.  Her journey as a church musician began at the tender age of 15, in a small New England church in Wenham, MA.  She has since served many years in Baptist, Congregational and now an Episcopal church as organist, pianist, choir director and worship team/band leader as well.   She received her BS in Music Education at Gordon College, where she also met her husband of 40 years, Ralph, a gifted man in all things “technology”.  They settled in Newburyport, MA for 27 years while raising their 3 children, Matthew, Rachel and James.  Moving to Wolfeboro in 2001 to be near Holly’s  parents,  Ralph and Holly both served in staff positions at First Congregational Church in Ossipee until 2012.   Holly loves spending time with Ralph and family (especially those precious 4 grandchildren!) hiking/biking, reading, sipping hot tea, having deep conversations, and enjoying a variety of music. 

All Saints Vestry

The vestry is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property. The number of vestry members and the term of office varies from parish to parish. Vestry members are usually elected at the annual parish meeting. The presiding officer of the vestry is the rector. There are usually two wardens. The senior warden leads the parish between rectors and is a support person for the rector. The junior warden often has responsibility for church property and buildings. A treasurer and a secretary or clerk may be chosen. These officers may or may not be vestry members. The basic responsibilities of the vestry are to help define and articulate the mission of the congregation; to support the church's mission by word and deed, to select the rector, to ensure effective organization and planning, and to manage resources and finances.

Don Holm, Senior Warden, Bill Meyer, Junior Warden, Beth Smith, Treasurer, Gerry DeGeorge, Clerk, Lorraine Crocker, Connie Mitchell, Dick Mosher, Bob Parker, Carolyn Sundquist, and Jay Wyman