The Staff of Christ Church
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Ashley Simpson, Director of Children’s & Youth Ministries
Ashley Simpson grew up in the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina as a member of St. Luke’s/St. Anne’s in Roper, NC. Growing up, she was involved in youth events throughout the Diocese. She attended Diocesan Convention as a Youth Representative, was the Rector of Happening #55, and attended Camp Trinity, where she also served on staff for the summers of 2010 and 2013. She attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she earned her B.S. in Marine Biology. In college, she was a member of the Episcopal Campus Ministry Advisory Board and continued to be involved in the Happening Community. After graduation, she spent the 2014-2015 school year teaching Environmental Education at Trinity Center’s Sound to Sea program. While there, she also served as the Part-Time Youth Director at St. Paul’s in Beaufort, NC. While at St. Paul’s, she coordinated weekly EYC programs, taught Middle School Sunday School, and also coordinated Mission Trips to both Washington, DC and Glory Ridge in Marshall, NC. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Belle.
Clifford Badgley, Director of Music
Clifford Badgley grew up in Colorado and holds degrees in music from the University of Wyoming and Arizona State University. He has served as music director and organist in Lutheran, United Church of Christ, and Episcopal churches in Arizona, California, and most recently Raleigh, North Carolina.
Clifford is excited to serve in music ministry with the good people of Christ Church. He enjoys experiencing the goodness New Bern, and he is amazed daily by the graciousness of the people here. In his spare time Clifford enjoys spending time with his wife Marcia and their two dogs, reading, renovating an historic little house, working with stained glass, and sometimes blogging about things he finds interesting.
Debbie Fodrie, Director of Growing in Grace
Priscilla Miller, Interim Parish Coordinator
Patti Williams, Financial Assistant