Our Clergy and Staff

The Reverend Jennifer Pedrick, Rector

Jennifer, Rector at St. Mary's Church since 2014, is currently on sabbatical for the summer.  She will be back in September, and is looking forward to re-joining the St. Mary's community refreshed and restored.




The Very Reverend Katherine Ragsdale,

Katherine, who will be with St. Mary's for the summer, is the former President and Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA.  She spent 14 years as Vicar of St. David's Episcopal Church in Pepperell, MA and comes to us with experience and enthusiasm in faith, ethics and social justice. 

Katherine can be reached at 401-846-9700, ext. 103, or


Stephanie Shoemaker

The Reverend Stephanie Shoemaker, Associate Rector

Stephanie joined St. Mary's in December of 2016. She has long been a friend of St. Mary's and we welcome her and her ministry.

Stephanie can be reached at 401-846-9700, ext. 106 or .



Gabe Giella, Director of Christian Formation

Gabe, formally a part-time Christian formation assistant, has returned to St. Mary's to be our full-time Director of Formation.  Gabe can be reached at 401-846-9700, ext. 100 or .



Karin Larsen, Music Director - 401-846-9700, ext. 104 or .

Kim Bakoledis, Parish Administrator - 401-846-9700, ext. 100 or


Church Office

The Church Office, located in the new Parish House, is open Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m..

Phone (401) 846-9700
Fax (401) 619-3027


Mailing Address
324 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

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