Mary has made St. Michael’s her spiritual home since 2013. Apart from vestry business, she has a particular interest in the care of creation, liturgy, and adult faith formation. In her free time she enjoys visiting family, solving puzzles, traveling, and going to arts performances and sports events.
A fan of the 8 o'clock service, Michele is a reformed Catholic who came to St. Michael’s because of the outreach opportunities & strong roots in the local community. Currently serving as the vestry registrar (read secretary--), she also participates in the Nursing Home Ministry . Having grown up in Rockville, MD she spends a lot of time traveling back & forth over the bridges. If you like to laugh & share stories, meeting friends for coffee or lunch is one of her favorite things!
Dan and his family have worshipped at St. Michael's since they moved to Westover in 2014, delighted to have found a church in the neighborhood. At St. Michael's, Dan has contributed especially to Children & Youth Ministry, church-wide Visioning & Planning, and Building & Grounds. Outside of work and family life, he looks forward to the church's annual retreat in Shrine Mont, neighborhood block parties, and book discussion groups. He enjoys reflecting upon, and exploring, how our triune God is at work in the world.
Molly and her family have been attending services at St, Michael’s since 2005. Molly teaches elementary school in North Arlington, and recently has become more involved with Sunday School and VBS. Molly enjoys spending time with her husband, Jonathan, their two teenage daughters, Genevieve and Josephine, reading contemporary fiction, visiting museums, beaches, and going to a variety of music and theatre performances, but mostly just getting to learn and see more of the world.
Tim has been an active member of St. Michael’s since 1988. In prior stints on the vestry he served as Junior and Senior Warden. Over the past 30 years Tim has been particularly engaged in strengthening the financial affairs of St. Michael’s, twice serving as co-chair of a major capital campaign, serving a term as Treasurer, serving as chair of the board of the St. Michael’s Fund, and frequently chairing the annual pledge drive. Visiting their children and a growing number of grandchildren has now become a major sideline for Tim and his wife Cindy.
As part of the St. Michael's family for nearly 3 decades, Barb feels blessed to have worshipped with four wonderful rectors and served in a variety of ministries alongside many dedicated parishioners. She is drawn to Christian and spiritual formation activities, newcomer/hospitality ministries, and pastoral care (through her work as a Stephen Minister). Outside church, she especially enjoys travelling and attending Nats' games with her husband and spending time with their two grown, married children -- and one darling grandson.
T. J. Burnside Clapp
T.J. Burnside Clapp joined St. Michael’s in 2011 when her family relocated to Arlington from California. She has been an enthusiastic member of the choir since that time. TJ is active in the Wednesday Book Club and Meals on Wheels, provides music for the Nursing Home Ministry, and is currently acting as interim director for the Youth Choir. When not attending Vestry and other church functions, she loves hiking with her dog Oz, and is known to be an avid fan of science fiction books, movies, and folk music.
Penny joined St. Michaels in 1994 when her daughter was baptized in the church. She has served on the Vestry, participated in various ministries, and is interested in forms of worship and fellowship. Retired from a career in adult education, she now pursues interests in dance and regularly visits the Eastern Shore.
Julia is in her third year as a member of the vestry and has enjoyed serving St. Michael’s in this capacity. She has been a member of St. Michael’s for over 16 years. She has taught Sunday School for early elementary school students in the past, and currently shares leading Children’s Chapel. Julia enjoys reading, hiking, running and meditation when she is not working and spending time with her son, William, who is currently in college.