Thursday, July 23, 2015


We have a new interim  Priest-in-Charge!

The Vestry of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is happy to announce the acceptance of our call of: The Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Schmitt as our new Interim Priest-in-Charge.  Fr. Schmitt will begin his commitment on Friday, July 24.  He will be in residence at the rectory from Friday through Monday each week.  Fr. Schmitt will also serve as the interim Priest-in-Charge for the Church of the Redeemer. Below is a brief bio of Fr. Schmitt. Please welcome him into our community!

The Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Schmitt was born in rural Pennsylvania and raised in the small town of Bath, New York. He comes from a family of avid readers and writers.  Dr. Geoff has been an Episcopal priest for over 35 years and served churches across the country from New England to Arizona, Florida, and Louisiana. Most recently he has served in Lutheran congregations. He is a student of Personality Type and his dissertation is Personality Type as a Road Map to Spirituality. Dr. Geoff has written many songs and poems as well as books, on marriage, and relationships. He is now retired from active ministry and devoting more time to writing. He lives with his wife, Brenda, their parrots and Papillon (dog) outside of Shreveport La. His hobbies include, playing several instruments, chess, origami and travel.