Our Church Staff

Below is a list of our staff members. Titles that are green link to an e-mail address. For all others, please e-mail the church office (info@stjohnsaz.org) to reach that staff member.

Nance Wabshaw 2020

Nance Wabshaw

Nance manages the church office and reports to the Rector. She also coordinates the volunteer office staff.

Office hours during our modified closure are Monday to Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., except for national holidays.

Dan Basche 2016

Dan Basche


Dan takes care of the grounds of the church including watering, trimming of bushes and trees, and cleaning the patio areas.

Hyeri Choi 2018

Hyeri Choi

Director of the Chancel Choir

Hyeri leads weekly rehearsal for the Chancel Choir and then directs the performance of the choir during the 10:00 a.m. service from September to May. During the summer months, she serves as organist.

Chris Delagrange 2016

Chris Delagrange

Nursery Supervisor

As the Nursery Supervisor, Chris works with church-certified volunteers to provide nursery care for children (infant to 3 years) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The children are introduced to Jesus Christ through playtime, stories and videos.

Jimmy Diaz

Jimmy Diaz

Director of Joyful Noise
& Praise Bands

Jimmy leads weekly rehearsals for the Joyful Noise and Praise Bands, and directs the performance of each group once a month (Joyful Noise, first Sunday of the month; Praise Band, fifth Sunday of the month) during the 10:00 a.m. service.

Peggy is responsible for all Children's activities from leaving nursery to 6th grade. (Leaving nursery is defined as not needing diaper changes.) Sunday school is offered from the end of August through May at 9:45 a.m. Vacation Bible School is held for one week each summer.

Bob Hodson

Bob Hodson


Bob performs routine cleaning and general maintenance of our buildings with some assistance from volunteers.

Joel is responsible for all the Youth Activities in the Church (7-12 Grade). Youth group is held on Sundays from the end of August through May at 9:45 a.m. The Youth Group also has occasional activities outside the church at other times throughout the year.