Chuck Jackson and his wife Hilary have been members of Saint Luke’s for more than 10 years. The Jacksons came to Saint Luke’s from Christ Church in Bronxville, New York, where Chuck served on the Vestry and as Treasurer. Chuck and Hilary’s daughter, Diana, was Sr. Chorister before heading off to college, and Hilary now serves on the Music Director Search Committee. Chuck is an Executive Board Member of the Darien Professionals Network Group, and volunteers with the team who make and serve dinner at Pacific House in Stamford. Chuck holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He is an executive with R. R. Donnelly in New York.
Mark Campbell and his wife, Vikki, have been members of Saint Luke’s since moving to Darien in 2002. Mark has been a regular participant in St. Luke’s 6:30 Connection and is currently a Group Facilitator in St. Luke’s DOCC program. Mark currently is on the Board of Directors and Treasurer of Darien Little League. Vikki has been very involved with St. Luke’s including teaching at the Parish School, Sunday School and Confirmation classes, a member of the Flower Guild, and cooking for Community Suppers. Mark holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, an MBA from Pace University and a JD from Pace Law School. He is a partner with the accounting firm, BlumShapiro.
Adam Vandervoort and his wife, Jessica, have been active members of Saint Luke’s since they moved to Darien from Memphis in January 2004. Both of their children attended SLPS. Adam and Jessica now live in Stamford, just over the Darien border. Adam holds A.B. and A.M. degrees from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Kristen Nelson and her husband Chip have been members of St. Luke’s Parish since moving from Chicago in 2000. Kristen has been involved in Children’s Ministries where she taught Sunday School and served as the Vestry Representative. She has also served on the Youth Ministries Committee as well as several search committees. She is currently a member of the Altar Guild, the St. Luke’s knitting ministry and is a team captain for the Community Suppers. She is a graduate of Bowdoin College and worked previously in the employee benefits/retirement planning field. Kristen and Chip live in Darien and have three grown children.
Adult Spiritual Education
Walter Dodge and his wife Karen have been members of Saint Luke’s for more than 14 years. The Dodges came to Saint Luke’s from New York City, where they attended St. Thomas Church. Walt and Karen have a son Edward and daughter Madelene who is a Jr. Chorister. Walt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University and an MBA from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. He is an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley in New York.
Children’s Ministries / Youth
Beth and her husband, Alex, moved to Darien fifteen years ago and have been members of Saint Luke’s for sixteen. They have three children: Katie (13), Avery (10) and Charlotte (7). She has been a Vestry Liaison for the Parish School, co-chairman of the Dove Program, co-leader of the Mothers’ Spiritual Enrichment Group, and has served on the Buildings and Grounds committee. In addition, she sings in the choir and has taught Sunday School.
Beth is a graduate of Vassar College and New York University School of Law. She has worked as a corporate lawyer at law firms in New York City and Stamford.
Lillian Raben and her husband Matt joined Saint Luke’s in 2014, shortly after moving to Darien. Their children, Eliza (8) and Thomas (5), were baptized at St. Luke’s. Lillian grew up attending an Episcopalian church in Georgia and now teaches children’s Church School. She also serves as a vice chair of the PTO at Hindley Elementary School. Lillian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sewanee University and a JD from Stanford University. She practiced law and managed associate training programs at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP until 2014. Before law school, Lillian held research and project management positions with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the International Crisis Group.
For close to 20 years, St. Luke’s has been the spiritual home for Liz Bacon, her husband Ned Lewis and their family. Liz taught Sunday school, is currently a member of the Altar Guild and a Community Supper regular. Ned, an attorney, is in formation for the Deaconate in the Episcopalian Church of CT. Their daughters Kate and Caroline Lewis grew up at St. Luke’s and participated fully in everything from Junior Vestry to the choir to EYC. Liz has a strong commitment to the Darien community, she is past president of the League of Women Voters, a longtime member of the RTM and serves on a variety of town committees. After a career at News Corp as a senior publishing executive, including Managing Editor of TV Guide, Liz most recently has led a number of Berkshire Hathaway real estate offices in Fairfield County.
Music and Worship
James Bragg, his wife Dee and his two children Lindsey and Christine have been members of Saint Luke’s Parish since 1994 when they first moved to Darien. Lindsey and Christine both attended pre-school at Saint Luke’s School and sang in Saint Luke’s Junior Choir. Jim has been singing in the choir at Saint Luke’s for the last 4 years and has had a long-standing interest in choir music. In his early years, he sang in the children’s choir of Saint Barnabas Episcopalian Church in Irvington, New York, in the chorus at Dobbs Ferry High School, and in the Boys Glee Club at Franklin & Marshall College. He has had careers in law and in financial services and is currently working as a consultant for a European investment bank.
Tori and her husband, Mark, moved to Rowayton in 2012 after living in London and New York . They joined Saint Luke’s Parish in 2013 and both their children, son Owen (8) and daughter Sydney (5) have attended the Parish School. Tori is a former high school English teacher who found a purpose in ministry with the Refugee Resettlement efforts of the church. Community Supper, teaching Sunday School and the Parish School Parent Committee have been other passions for Tori. She now joins the vestry as Outreach Liaison and is excited to dedicate more time and energy into all that the church does for the community.
Tori is a graduate of Lehigh University with a bachelors in English and Political Science and Columbia Teachers College with a Masters in the Teaching of English. She worked as a high school English teacher in Annapolis, MD, New York, NY, London and Stamford, Connecticut.
Judy and her husband, Charlie, have been members of Saint Luke’s for over 40 years. She has taught Sunday School, served on the Stewardship Committee, the Altar Guild, serves as a Chalice Bearer, started the Planned Giving Program for the Church, produced The Stain Glass Windows book, helped revise the History of the Church, and has been in charge of the Acolyte Program. She worked at Saint Luke’s for 20 years before retiring in February of 2016; Judy has been an active member of the community, serving the public schools on various committees and heads of PTAs and helped The Center for Hope secure its first house. Judy graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, taught elementary school for a number of years and then worked as Executive Assistant to the Publisher of Fortune Magazine before retiring and raising three children.
Callie Hulick and her husband Rob have been members of Saint Luke’s since 2015, when they moved to Darien after spending 10 years in New York City and 2 years in Philadelphia. Callie and Rob have two daughters, Charlotte and Audrey. Charlotte is a student in Pre-K class at SLPS, and Audrey is in the 2’s class in 2018. Callie is a member of OPUS for Person-to-Person and volunteers to plan upcoming fundraising events. Callie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and works part-time as a Director in Government and Regulatory Affairs at Standard Chartered.
Person to Person
Tina Madon and her husband David have lived in Darien for nearly 20 years. They have two sons, Nicolas and Christian. The Madons have been members of Saint Luke’s for more than 5 years. Nicolas was confirmed at Saint Luke’s in 2016, and both he and his mother are active members of the Lay Ministry. Christian is participating in Saint Luke’s confirmation program and will be confirmed in 2019. Tina is a Board Member of Person-to-Person and serves on the Finance and Development Committees of the Board.
Most recently Tina was a Managing Director and Head of Public Markets Investor Relations for Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, one of the largest hedge funds in the world. Tina holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Holyoke College.
Andy and Sue McMaster joined St. Luke’s in 1982 and have been active members ever since. They have two sons, Andrew III and Matthew, who grew up in the church. Andy previously served on the vestry in the early 1990’s and taught Sunday school for many years. He currently serves as the ministry head for Stewardship, a role he has held for the last three years.
He is a former member of the Vestry of Trinity Church Wall Street, where he chaired the audit committee, and he is the former chairman of the audit committee of the National Episcopal Church. Active in support of education, Andy was a member of the Wharton School Graduate Executive Board from 1987 to 1998 and is currently the vice chairman of the board and a member of the executive committee at Hobart & William Smith Colleges.
He is the retired deputy CEO and vice chairman of Deloitte & Touche LLP where he spent his entire 39 year career, and holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a BA from Hobart College.
Martha started attending Saint Luke’s in 1980. She joined the Adult Education Committee and served as its chair during the late 80’s, and early 1990s. During her tenure as head of the committee, she helped organize the first DOCC at Saint Luke’s in 1991. She later served another term as head of Adult Education (2005-2007). Her first Women’s Retreat was in 2005 and since 2007, she has helped organize the weekend every year. Martha is also an active lay reader/chalice bearer, and serves on the Adult Education committee.
John Schlachtenhaufen and his wife, Sally, have regularly attended St. Luke’s for the last 15 years. During much of this time, John has served on the Outreach Committee and, more recently, as a Lay Assistant. He received his A.B., B.S.M.E., and M.B.A. from Dartmouth College. During his career, he held marketing and sales management positions at Xerox and Dictaphone. John has served on the Boards of St. Luke’s Lifeworks, Darien Men’s Association, Darien Community Association, Tree Conservancy of Darien, and on the Darien Beautification Commission. He and Sally have 3 grown children and 10 grandchildren.