Clergy & Staff
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THE REV. MARCUS B. ROBERTSON, Rector
Marc has been the Rector (Senior Pastor) of Christ Church Anglican since January of 1992. He and his wife of over forty years, Alice, have raised their two sons, Jon and Matthew, in Savannah where they enjoy a “mini-farm” with dogs and horses. Both Marc and Alice are outdoor enthusiasts.
A lifelong Episcopalian/Anglican, Marc came to faith in Christ as a teenager in 1968. Marc graduated from William and Mary in 1976 and has post-graduate degrees from Westminster Theological Seminary, Sewanee School of Theology, and Fuller Theological Seminary. He also completed studies at St. Mary’s Divinity School, St. Andrews, Scotland. Before coming to Christ Church Anglican, Marc served on the faculty of Trinity School for Ministry outside of Pittsburgh, PA, where he taught homiletics (preaching) and practical theology.
THE REV. JOSEPH G. GASBARRE, Parish Catechist
Joe has served as our Parish Catechist since 2016, overseeing and developing intergenerational classes and events that form members in their walk with Christ from nursery age to adult. Joe is married to Alyssa and they have two sons, Joey and Charlie. Joe enjoys all things comic-book related, especially Marvel, movies, coffee shops, reading, journaling, and board games.
While he was not raised in a Christian home, he came to Christ through a youth group with other family members. This eventually lead to a call to ministry in the Anglican tradition. Joe graduated from Malone University where he studied bible/theology and youth ministry. He has post-graduate degrees from Geneva College and Trinity School for Ministry.
THE REV. DREW MILLER, Parish Curate
Drew is our ‘church planting curate,’ which means he’s joining the team already in place to start a new church in Statesboro! Drew grew up on a tree farm on John’s Island (just outside of Charleston, SC) and spent most of his childhood in between the salt marsh and the pine forest. He loves short fiction, sad music, river sailing, good coffee, and trees. All the trees.
Drew was raised in a Christian home, and first recognized the goodness of the Lord at a youth retreat in middle school. He sensed a call to formal pastoral ministry while studying at Furman University. After working for several years for a church plant in downtown Charleston, he completed a Masters in Divinity from Trinity School for Ministry. Drew started serving in Statesboro in 2019.
THE REV. GREG MALLEY, Deacon
Greg was ordained a deacon in 1990 and combines his passion for good food and chosen career with his hospitality gift in God’s service. One of six children, Greg was raised in Pittsburgh and received his bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in 1971. Greg is married to our Financial Administrator, Joan.
After overseas service with the Peace Corps he became an executive chef, working in country clubs and corporate dining establishments for over 40 years. He now works as a culinary instructor at Virginia College. When not cooking, Greg enjoys reading, gardening, and rooting for the Steelers.
THE REV. SALLY LUFBURROW, Deacon
Sally was born in Savannah where she and her husband met through the Episcopal Church. She attended Mary Baldwin College and graduated from the University of Georgia. Sally was ordained in 2000 and is passionate about prison ministry and sharing God’s Word with others.
Sally is married to Stephen and they have a son Matthew and a daughter Mary. They love life on the water and enjoy being with friends and family.
THE REV. STEVE DANTIN, Deacon
Steve was born in Columbia, MS, and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi. He was ordained a deacon in 2013. Steve is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Whitefield Foundation & Center. The Whitefield Foundation was incorporated in October 2013 for the purpose of “Transforming the Heart of the City One Life at a Time” in a small concentrated area (Thomas Square Neighborhood) through outcome based education programs and becoming a Resource Center to the Community.
THE REV. KIRK DUFFY, Deacon
Kirk is a native of Greenwich, Connecticut who has lived in Savannah since 1983. In addition to serving in Kairos Prison Ministry, he teaches a weekly Bible class at the Chatham County Detention Center. Kirk’s wife, Christina, is a Savannah native. They spend their summers in the Portland (Maine) area.
MARK K. WILLIAMS, Parish Musician
Mark has served as our Parish Musician since the fall of 1998. He is married to Tina, a master voice teacher, who runs a voice studio out the church. Originally hailing from Houston, Mark has served as a pastoral church musician and organist for almost 40 years. He completed his post-graduate studies in church music at Seattle Pacific University, where he also served on the faculty. Because both of his parents served in many roles of leadership in the church in which he was raised, Mark cannot remember a time when church, singing, and service to the Lord was not a part of his life.
CINDY MARSHALL, Associate Parish Musician
Cindy has served at CCA since 2002. She and her husband, John, live in Statesboro where they grow blueberries and muscadines. Cindy has also served as Staff Accompanist in the Department of Music at Georgia Southern University/Statesboro since 1997. Cindy and John have three adult children – Joseph, Jonathan and Amanda – and three grandchildren. Cindy came to faith in Christ as a very young child. She graduated from Bryan College where she studied music education as well as piano and organ.
JOAN MALLEY, Financial Administrator
Joan joined the staff of Christ Church in 2006 and has now served in parish administration for over thirty years. Joan is married to Greg, a chef, and they have two daughters, Christina (married to Andrew), and Jessica. They have also been blessed with three grandchildren and delight in spending time with them. Joan loves to garden, knit, read and enjoy her husband’s cooking.
She graduated from Penn State University where she studied French and served as a Peace Corps English teacher in West Africa after marrying Greg in 1971. Joan, raised a Presbyterian, and Greg, a Roman Catholic, found their spiritual home in the Anglican Church and recommitted their lives to Christ in the early 1980s. In January 2018 she stepped back from full-time duties and now works part-time as our Financial Administrator.
KATIE BEAUMONT, Parish Life Administrator
Katie has attend Christ Church Anglican since 2009 and came on staff as the Parish Life Administrator in 2017. She oversees communications, managing the church office, and helping develop ministries and events. She loves teaching teens, exploring the outdoors, music, and travel. She and her husband, Brent, and their two children, Walker and Lauren, moved to Savannah in 2009.
Katie came to know the Lord as a child. She graduated from The Master’s College and completed her post-graduate studies in Christian Education from Reformed Theological Seminary. She has served on multiple church staffs in several capacities.
BECKY HUGHES, Design & Production Coordinator
Becky oversees our printed communications and serves as the office receptionist and secretary. She, her husband, Andy, and their four sons, have lived in Savannah and been members of Christ Church for 20 years. She enjoys traveling, photographing her family’s life together, cooking, and opening their home to their sons’ many friends.
Born and raised in a Christian home, Becky came to faith as a child. She graduated from University of Massachusetts, where’s she studied Mass Communications, and has worked in newspaper layout, magazine paste-up, and television production.
Debbie Cela, Digital Communications
Debbie manages the production of our digital communication platforms (website, eblast, Facebook and Instagram). In addition, she covers the reception desk on the days Becky isn’t in the office. She loves a good cup of tea, beautiful gardens and the opportunity to re-purpose items giving them a second chance at life.
Debbie and her husband, Tony live in Hardeeville, South Carolina. Sounds far, but it is just over the Bridge! Both joined the church in 2017 and are enjoying being semi-retired and serving the Lord. She was blessed to be raised on Tybee Island and grew up in both the Catholic and Methodist communities on the island. After spending almost 20 years in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in the corporate Training and Development world, Debbie relocated to South Carolina, married Tony and retired in 2016. All her babies live in Texas. She is Mom to her daughter, Laura and Mou to three precious grand children: Owen, Colin and Claire.