St. Peter's Anglican Church


Clergy and Staff 


Pastoral Staff



The Rev. Dr. Mark Quay

Education:  According to my wife, too much for my own good!  Attended several schools, including the Defense Language Institute, the University of Cambridge, Covenant Theological Seminary, and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  I hold two doctorates—one in education and one in leadership.

Ministry Areas at St. Peter’s: senior pastor, leadership, preaching and teaching, leadership development, counseling (crisis intervention, conciliation and mediation, life coaching)

Ministry Experience: assistant/associate pastor, church planter, Christian school headmaster, and seminary dean; visiting professor in Germany and Rwanda

Hobbies: hiking, caving, writing, Celtic music and history, reading the Inklings and Wodehouse, watching bad sci-fi movies


Assistant Pastor

The REv. Kevin Cook

Education: M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.B.A., Florida State University; B.A. Music, Florida State University

Ministry Areas at St. Peter's: family life, children and youth, pastoral care for families, community formation, spiritual formation, discipleship, preaching, teaching

Ministry Experience: worship leading, preaching, teaching, discipleship, small group leadership, college ministry, technology

Hobbies: sports (especially football and baseball), youth baseball, reading, coffee, music, running (slowly)

Assistant Pastor of Pastoral Care

The Rev. Deacon Karen Mahler

Education: B.A., University of Tennessee; Spiritual Direction, Stillpoint Ministry; Clinical Pastoral Education, Baptist Health Systems; Crisis Counseling, Crisis Center Birmingham

Ministry Areas at St. Peter’s: pastoral care coordination, spiritual direction, pastoral counseling, and healing prayer 

Ministry Experience: pastoral care, spiritual direction, crisis counseling, healing prayer

Hobbies: pilates, walking, nature watching, reading/writing poetry


Church Administrator

Amy Negrete

Education: B.A., University of Montevallo

Ministry Areas at St. Peter’s: church administration

Hobbies: reading, gardening, knitting, making jewelry, and spending time with my cats and dogs

Children’s Minister

Rebekah DeBoer

Education: M.A.T.S., Beeson Divinity School; B.A., Cedarville University

Ministry Areas at St. Peter’s: children’s ministry, family life, leadership development

Ministry Experience: children's ministry, small group leadership, college student ministry

Hobbies: DIY home improvement, bargain hunting, organizing all the things, reading, spending time with my family

Youth Minister

Anna Russell

Education: M.Div. candidate at Beeson Divinity School; B.A., Ouachita Baptist University

Ministry Areas at St. Peter’s: youth ministry, leading morning prayer, pastoral care and teaching at Columbia Cottage, communication, teaching

Ministry Experience: youth ministry, children's ministry, college discipleship, short-term missions and outreach leadership, Christian summer camp ministry

Hobbies: yoga, hiking, coffee, baby animals


Worship Minister

Fred Senko

Education: M.Div., Beeson Divinity School; B.A., Ouachita Baptist University

Ministry Areas at St. Peter’s: worship, music, and tech

Ministry Experience: worship, music, and tech

Hobbies: listening to and learning about and playing and writing all sorts of music; studying the New Testament, especially the Greek language and Johannine theology; watching through TV series with my wife; coffee, beer, and bourbon


See our Leadership Development page under Current Interns







The Rev. Dcn. Kyle DeBoer



Ricky Brooks, Senior Warden

Ed Sledge, Junior Warden

Steve Smith, Treasurer

Joyce Ladd, Secretary

Rick Shelton

Ken Mahler