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Fr. Paul Hartt, Rector

Father Paul Hartt, Rector
(Click here for photos of Fr. Hartt's installation.)

Paul J. Hartt attended New York University and earned a B. A. in Philosophy.  He next attended the "Great Books" program at the Graduate Institute at Saint John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, and worked in admissions at NYU.  While there, he married his wife Jeffrey, and they have been married thirteen years.  After discerning a call to the priesthood, Paul went on to receive a Master of Divinity degree from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, and his son, Samuel, was born in New Haven.  Paul served as curate at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Mystic, Connecticut, and came to St. Peter's after serving six years as Rector of St. John's, Delhi, and Priest-in-Charge at St. Peter's, Hobart.  He currently serves as president of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Albany.

Fr. Paul Hartt, Rector

Mother Susan Waldron, Associate Rector

The Rev. Susan G. Waldron joined St. Peter’s Church in June 2012 as Associate Rector.  She previously served St. Peter’s as Curate and then as Rector of St. Mary’s in Lake Luzerne NY for an interim time period.  Earlier in life, she earned an Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science from SUNY Empire State College.  While working as a Computer Programmer/Analyst for the State of New York she discerned a call to ministry and graduated in May 2008 from Nashotah House Episcopal Seminary with a Master of Divinity. That same year she was ordained by the Rt. Rev. William H. Love, Bishop of Albany, and began serving the church.  Mother Sue is a long-time member of the Daughters of the King, a world-wide Anglican Prayer order.  She also acts as a spiritual director and serves as a member of the Great Cathedral Chapter and also the Commission on Ministry for the Diocese of Albany.  In her spare time, Mother Sue enjoys learning the spirituality and practice of icon writing and enjoys reading and spending time with her grown daughter, Victoria.


Neil K. Keen, F.A.G.O., Organist & Choirmaster

Laura Saffares, Dir. of Christian Ed.

Janice Chenot, Office Volunteer

Andrea Sciubba, Administrative Assistant

E. Constance Powell, Historian & Archivist

James P. Shortall, Sexton

Robert Clancy, Assistant Sexton


James Chenot, Sr. Warden
Deborah Spath, Jr. Warden
Judy Burns, Clerk
George Scala, Treasurer
Pam Gerfin
John Healy 
Maria Holden
Moses Kamya
Mark Lundberg
Tim Murphy
Jack Ratzel