Clergy & Staff

Led by clergy, staff, vestry and other members, God is doing wondrous work among us in our shared life at St. John’s.

The Rev. Amanda R. Knouse, Rector

The Rev. Amanda Knouse began her ministry at St. John’s on July 1, 2019. Amanda was formed in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania and is thrilled to be called to serve at St. John’s and the diocese she calls home. Growing up in Huntingdon County, she spent her teenage years attending every diocesan conference and…

The Rev. Matt Mac Dougall, Associate Rector

Matt was born in Lancaster and grew up at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church just north of the city. He was active in both parish and diocesan youth activities before joining the leadership side of both after graduating high school. After more than six years of leading parish and diocesan youth programs, Matt discerned a call…

Paul Reese - Minister of Music

Paul Reese

Paul Reese came to St. John’s as Minister of Music and Organist in 2012. He has previously held church music positions in Delaware and the greater Philadelphia area.

Equilla Curry

Equilla began working at St. John’s as Parish Administrator in February 2020. She studied at Harrisburg Area Community College where she received an Associate Degree in Business Management. She also received a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University in Accounting and is currently a Master of Divinity Student at Lancaster Theological Seminary. Equilla gave her life…