Meet the Clergy & Staff
The Reverend Kathy Guin
The Rev. Kathy Guin first came to serve at St Margaret’s on Palm Sunday of March 2013, she feels endlessly blessed to serving with this joyous faith community. She has a heart for Outreach like our namesake, which first drew her to St Margaret’s, where our commitment to serve is lived out in many ways. She is originally from Dallas Texas and met her husband David in San Francisco. They lived in the Bay Area for many years, where their two children Kelly and Bryan were born. Kelly just graduated from college and is now working in San Francisco and Bryan just started in college. Both David and Kathy enjoy hiking and kayaking, they love living in this area with all the many things to do.
Rev Kathy has her Masters in Divinity from the Virginia Theological Seminary and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University. She is a C.P.A. with a managementbackground at Kaiser Permanante, where she served on a San Francisco Bay Area medical center administrative team for many years. Her management background and vision planning experience has been beneficial for helping to guide the journey of rebuilding this parish, who continually seek to “walk by faith.” Rev Kathy is passionate about making the worship and faith formation accessible and meaningful for all ages. She feels a deep sense of call to serving at St. Margaret's and is thankful for all the many ways God is at work in this loving, compassionate faith community, Thanks be to God!
Sam Sheridan- Seminarian
Janette holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Gonzaga University. She began her musical studies on piano and continued with flute, trombone, baritone horn, cello, classical guitar, organ and voice. She has spent almost two decades serving in music ministry for parishes in Washington, Michigan and Oregon. She has directed adult choirs, children’s choirs and hand bell choirs, and trained soloists of all skill levels.
A native of Washington State, Janette has served on the Seattle Archdiocesan Music Committee and performed with the Seattle University Choirs for Nelson Mandela and Desmund Tutu, as well as a soloist at Benaroya Hall. During her time in Michigan, she trained as a Lay Presider and presided for Word and Communion Services, Vigil and Memorial Services. She led Diocesan workshops including “Music in the Classroom” and “Youth in Music Ministry,” and she directed the joint choir for the annual multi-denominational Thanksgiving Service. While in Portland she served as Music and Liturgy Director for the newest parish in the Portland Archdiocese, assisting in the major transition from a temporary worship space to a beautiful new sanctuary.
Janette likes to cook, read, and is learning to sew. She stays busy caring for her family and teaching private music lessons. Janette is excited to be a part of St. Margaret’s and to serving this welcoming and joyful community!
Holly McNeal- Director of Faith Formation for Children & Youth
Holly McNeal has been serving in Youth Ministry and Christian Education in the Episcopal Church for ten years. She served in a volunteer capacity as a Youth Advisor at Advent Episcopal Church in West Bloomfield MI and as the Director of Christian Education and Family Life at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Suffolk VA. Holly has a degree in Business Administration from Davenport University and worked in Human Resources before being called to church work.