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…

Stacey Catigano

Hi, there friends! My name is Stacey and I am delighted to serve as deacon at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lancaster! I also have the privilege of serving as a chaplain at Lancaster County Prison. I was born in New York City and after 24 years of serving in the military, our family was ready…

Douglas Beach

Pictured above (with his siblings Mollie and Gabriel), you can find your new Director of Music: Douglas Montgomery Beach. Douglas is a native of Bel Air, Maryland. He began taking piano lessons against his own will at age 5 from his father. Douglas moved on to study with the Director of the Maryland Conservatory of…