Provincial Council

The Rev’d Paul Lillie, Council ConvenerPaul Lillie
Originally from the Midwest, Father Lillie is the rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Honolulu HI.  Prior to serving at St. Mark’s, he was a canon at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Buffalo, New York, and an appointed missionary of the Episcopal Church serving in Jerusalem.  He is also the original convener of the St. Damien of the Hawaiian Islands SCP chapter, and for the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii he has served on the Diocesan Council, the Finance and Administration Commission, the Stewardship Committee, the Cathedral Chapter, and the Compensation Review Committee.  He has also served on the board of the local chapter of the American Guild of Organists.  Prior to becoming a priest, Father Lillie was the organist and choirmaster at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Worthington, Ohio.  St. Mark’s Honolulu, where he currently serves, has a unique heritage being founded as a Hawaiian mission in 1908 in memory of Queen Emma. It is the only Anglo-Catholic parish in the state of Hawaii. Fr. Lillie can be reached at convener@theSCP.org.

The Rev’d (Dcn.) Walter S. Johnson, Council Advisor
Deacon Johnson is a long-term member of the Society and serves as a Deacon at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church in Hollywood. Deacon Johnson may be reached at advisor@theSCP.org.

The Rev’d Michael T. Hiller, Council Secretary
A native Angelino, Father Hiller spent his childhood living in the west where his Lutheran Pastor father served congregations in California, Colorado, and New Mexico, and taught at St. John’s College in Kansas. Following in the family tradition of priestly service, Fr. Hiller studied at St. Paul’s College, Concordia, Missouri; Concordia Sr. College, Ft. Wayne, Indiana; and at Concordia Seminary. St. Louis, Missouri. Ordained in 1971, he then served at The Lutheran Church of the Way in Taunton, Massachusetts, The Lutheran Church of Saint Ambrose in Pennsville, New Jersey, and then at Saint Francis Lutheran Church in San Francisco. After serving at Trinity Episcopal Church in San Francisco, he was received as a priest of the Diocese of California in 2008. Fr. Hiller just completed a term as Interim Rector at Saint Mark’s Church in Berkeley. Fr. Hiller lives with his husband, Arthur M. Morris III in San Francisco. His daughter Anna Hiller is assistant professor of Spanish at Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho. Father Hiller may be reached at secretary@theSCP.org.

The Rev’d Dr. Anthony Hutchinson, TreasurerTonyHutchinson
Father Tony Hutchinson is Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Ashland, Oregon, home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He received his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He served 25 years as a U.S. diplomat specializing in Public Diplomacy in China, retiring as a Counselor (equivalent to a one-star) in the Senior Foreign Service.   He was ordained in the Hong Kong Anglican Church and served as chaplain at St. John’s Cathedral, lecturer in Biblical languages and literature at Minghua Theological Seminary, and then as Assisting Pastor and Minister of Music at the Congregation of the Good Shepherd in Beijing, China. He and his wife Elena live in Ashland; their four grown children live in Seattle and Washington DC. Father Hutchinson may be reached at treasurer@theSCP.org.

The Rev’d Annette Chappell, Chaplain
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Mother Chappell is a charter member of SCP North America and served for two years as convener of the Middle Atlantic Chapter of SCP.  She has retired as rector of the Church of the Redemption, Locust Point (Baltimore), and does supply and interim work in the Diocese of Maryland.  She is currently Interim Rector at Sherwood Parish, Cockeysville, MD .  Mtr. Chappell serves on three diocesan committees:  Liturgy and Music, Convention Planning, and Compensation and Benefits.  Before entering holy orders, Mtr. Chappell was Professor of English and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Towson University. Mother Chappell may be reached at chaplain@theSCP.org.

The Rev’d Anjel Scarborough, Communications Director
Mother Scarborough is a founding member of the Society in North America Mid-Atlantic Chapter. She is the Rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Brunswick MD, serves on the Commission on Ministry in the Diocese of Maryland. She is a graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg where she received her M.Div. with honors in New Testament Scholarship. Prior to ordination, she owned a small IT consulting and training firm in Frederick, MD. She is a retreat leader and iconographer and blogs at … For the Innumerable Benefits. Mother Scarborough may be reached at communications@theSCP.org.

The Rev’d Meredith Kefauver-Olsen, Member-at-Large for Membership & Recruitment
Mother Kefauver Olsen has served a number of Episcopal parishes in Georgia, Philadelphia, and Maryland. She currently works as a chaplain at Baltimore’s St. Joseph Medical Center and supplies for parishes throughout the Diocese of Maryland. Before ordination, she worked as a church organist and choir master in a variety of Baptist, Methodist, and Episcopal settings. She actively competes in marathons and triathlons in addition to raising her two school-age girls with her husband Derek.
Screen Shot 2014-10-20 at 3.15.35 PMThe Rev’d Tripp Norris, Member-at-Large for 2016 Conference in Atlanta, GA
Father Norris is the Rector of St. Columba’s Episcopal Church in Suwanee, GA in the Greater Atlanta area. The parish was founded in 2004 as a growth initiative by the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta to meet the spiritual needs of a growing community in the Johns Creek/Suwanee area. A demographically young and growing parish, it is one of two in the Anglo-Catholic tradition in the Diocese. He is a part of the group seeking to found a chapter of the Society in the Atlanta area.
The Rev’d Ethan Jewett Member-at-Large for 2017 Conference in Chicago ILethan_cropped
Father Jewett was raised in Tampa, FL in the Conservative branch of Judaism and found a home in the Episcopal Church in 2004 after a twenty-year hiatus from organized religion. After a ten-year career in health policy, advocacy, and research, he was he was made deacon in February 2012, and became Curate of St. Clement’s Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, where he was later ordained priest. After his curacy, Fr. Jewett returned to Chicago in 2013 as a not-for-profit executive and served as assisting priest at the Church of the Atonement, Chicago. He now works as Interim Rector of Grace Episcopal Church, Chicago and is the Convenor for the SCP’s Chicago Chapter. Father Jewett may be reached at ethanajewett@gmail.com.
The Rev’d Giuseppe Gagliano Member-at-Large1958012_857044331014748_8655379135007076023_n
Father Gagliano was raised on the farmlands of Wellington County, ON. Although he grew up as a Mennonite with Roman Catholic roots, he came to the Anglican Church while pursuing an undergraduate degree in religious studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. From there, he continued his study of theology at Yale Divinity School, earning a Master of Divinity and a Diploma in Anglican Studies. He has a passion for educational ministry in the Church. Currently, Fr. Gagliano serves the rural congregation of St. Paul’s, Sydenham, in the Diocese of Ontario. Father Gagliano may be reached at gbgagliano@gmail.com.