Wayne Eastham has served as Organist/Choirmaster since July 1, 2015, upon the retirement of Steve Wiggin, who had served for 33 years. A native of Somerset, KY, Wayne is a retired high school English teacher, and a retired Minister of Music from the Southern Baptist tradition. His education credentials are: BA in English and Music from Georgetown College, 1973; MA in English from Eastern Kentucky University, 1976; MA in School Supervision and Principalship from Eastern Kentucky University, 1979; MA in Church Music with Organ Concentration from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, 1992.
Wayne, his wife Yvette, and children Meredith and Micah, have lived in Hopkinsville since 2008.
Ruth joined the staff at Grace Church in October 2014. She has served as an administrator at Westminster School for Young Children and as financial administrator at Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville, Tennessee. She has worked in manufacturing and real estate development as well and spent several years at home with her children and volunteering at Christ Church Cathedral, St. George’s Kindergarten, St. Luke’s Community House, and her children’s schools. She earned an MBA at the Massey Graduate School of Business at Belmont University and a BBA in accounting at Eastern Kentucky University. She has completed Education for Ministry through the University of the South at Sewanee and training for levels I, II, and III in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. A native of both southern Indiana and Kentucky, she and her husband Randy have three children, two dogs, two cats, and attend Christ Church Cathedral, where Ruth served as catechist to preschoolers for 20 years and continues to serve on the altar guild.
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The Rt. Rev. Terry White, Bishop
The Rev. Canon Amy Coultas
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