The Rev. Chuck Treadwell
Chuck grew up in South Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky in a loving family full of Baptist clergy. He attended Georgetown College, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 1982. Chuck moved to Texas to work at a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed teenagers. He met his wife, Chris, a nursing student at U.T.A., at a health club (a chique 80’s couple!) who introduced him to the Episcopal Church. They married in 1985, the same year he was confirmed.
With the zeal of a convert, Chuck went to seminary at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN. After graduating in 1989, Chuck was ordained a deacon at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Dallas that same year. His first clergy position was at St. Michael and All Angels, Dallas, where he was ordained a priest. While there, he served as a curate and priest to Young Single Adults, and later, as the School Chaplain. In 1993, Father Chuck dove headlong into being a rector for the first time at St. Peter’s in McKinney, TX. Eleven years later, he moved to Waco to be the rector of St. Paul’s where he has served since July 2004.
In the spring of 2014, Father Chuck completed a Doctor of Ministry from Sewanee. Along with his regular duties, Father Chuck has served in various capacities in Diocesan ministry.For nearly a decade he has served as co-facilitator for “Curate Camp”, a diocesan ministry for newly ordained clergy. Many of the Curates in this program served at St. David’s.
Father Chuck and Chris have three children. Caleb and Colton are young adults, both in college at this time. Caroline is in the 9th grade. With the time not committed to family and the priesthood, Father Chuck is an avid hunter, hiker, fisherman, and guitar player.
The Rev. Katie Wright
The Rev. Catherine L. Wright (Katie) was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Psychology in 1989. In 2005, she graduated with a Masters in Divinity, Anglican Track, from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. She was ordained deacon and priest in the Diocese of Chicago.
Katie was hired as the Associate Rector at St. David’s in August 2012. Prior to being called to Austin, Katie served as Director of Children’s Ministries at Transfiguration in Dallas, Texas; as Youth Minister at Ascension in Dallas, Texas; as Associate Rector in charge of youth and family ministries at St. Mark’s in Glen Ellyn, Illinois; and finally as Rector of St. Andrew’s in Elyria, Ohio. Katie has served on the Diocese of Ohio’s Commission on Ministry.
Katie is married to James (Jimmy) Wright, who is working towards a degree in Christian Formation. Katie and Jimmy have three children. Luke (1997), Rachel (1999) and Sarah (2011…yes 2011).
The Rev. Bob Gribble
Bob Gribble is a native of Houston, but he and his wife, Gretchen, got to Austin as fast as they could. Bob got his BBA from the University of Texas in 1976 and his Master of Divinity from Virginia Seminary in 1979. He has served five Episcopal parishes in and around the Houston area for more than 30 Years. Bob retired in 2009 but is out of retirement now assisting at St. David’s where he works part-time overseeing the pastoral care needs of the parish.
The Rev. Chad McCall
The Rev. Chad McCall was ordained a priest in February 2012 and has served at St Peter’s in Lago Vista, Texas as Pastoral Leader and Vicar since September 2010. Chad was born in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Davidson College in 1993 with a BA in Economics and received his MBA from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1995. After working in healthcare and finance for just over ten years, Chad experienced a call to ordained ministry and entered Duke Divinity School where he earned his MDIV in 2007. Chad has lived in Austin for the last 8 years and has two children Carlie (12) and Cade (9).
The Rev. Judith Jones
Judith (Judy) Jones is a native Austinite who grew up in a family that was very active in the First Baptist Church of Austin. Upon her marriage to Lewis Jones in 1985, Judy moved down the street to St. David’s. She was confirmed in the Episcopal Church at Easter Vigil, 1986, along with the baptism of her son, John. Judith was a member of the choir, the stewardship committee, was an officer and then twice president of St. David’s Episcopal Church Women. She led Sunday adult classes, and was on the vestry. After discernment of a call to the ordained ministry, she entered the Iona School for Ministry. She was ordained at St. David’s and was sent to be vicar of St. Paul’s in Pflugerville for 7 years. Due to health issues, Judith left St. Paul’s in the fall of 2013, and came home to St. David’s. She is co-chair of the board of Warm Heart International, our outreach to the Diocese of Southern Malawi. As she is able, Judith continues in her calling by being a pastoral presence to our neighbors at Trinity Center, pastoral care to our older members and occasional worship services.
The Rev. Dr. Carol Petty
Carol serves as Canon for Wellness and Care and Safe Church Minister for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas (EDOT). She works in EDOT’s Austin Diocesan Center, located on the campus of the Seminary of the Southwest. At St. David’s, Carol provides clergy support as needed. She also serves monthly as Sacramentalist for the SoCo Episcopal Community, a ministry of St. David’s.
Prior to moving to Austin, she served as Rector of Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Angleton, Texas. Carol is married to George Zwicker (retired) and together they have six grown children and 13 (so far!) grandchildren. Carol and George are pleased to make St. David’s their home parish.
Senior- Diocese of El Camino Real
Lecia Brannon is a second year seminarian at SSW and a Postulant in the Diocese of El Camino Real. She is a graduate of Western Governor’s University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration. Prior to starting seminary, she was the Parish Administrator of St. James’ Episcopal Church in Paso Robles, CA, her home parish. She moved to Austin with her husband, Matthew, who works in home health physical therapy. They have a son, Nicholas, a daughter and son-in-law, Haley and Jason, and two grandchildren, Ethan and Avery. They enjoy exploring Austin’s many attractions and music venues, attending UT basketball and baseball games, and eating at unique food trucks. Lecia also enjoys crocheting and collecting books. She looks forward to getting to know the St. David’s community.
Postulant – Diocese of California
Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski is an Associate Professor of Church History at SSW and a Postulant in the Diocese of California. After ordination, he intends to continue as a professor at SSW in pursuit of his vocation as a theological educator in the Episcopal Church. Dan covers the whole range of Christian history in his course, with special research interests in Jewish-Christian relation and Anglicanism. He is married to Jennifer Joslyn-Siemiatkoski, and they have two children, Greg (7) and Miriam (5).
Middler- Diocese of Oklahoma
Caleb Roberts is presently a second year seminarian at the Seminary of the Southwest and a postulant to holy orders in the Diocese of Oklahoma. A lifelong Oklahoman, he came to Austin from his hometown of Oklahoma City with his wife, Julie, and his two children, Alice and Charles. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he studied economics and philosophy. Aside from chasing his toddlers around, Caleb enjoys devoting himself to studying a wide range of topics, but is particularly interested in medieval theology, political theory, and aesthetics.