St. James' Rector
The Rev. Elsa H. Worth
Elsa Worth has been an ordained leader for 20 years, first as a Unitarian Universalist minister, and then as an Episcopal priest. She comes to St. James after 9 years in CT, where she served as rector at Christ Church in Bethany and Grace Church in Trumbull, as well as Associate Rector at Christ and Holy Trinity Church in Westport. She was the transitional deacon at St. Thomas Church and the chaplain at Wentworth Douglass Hospital, both in Dover, NH, and served as the minister of Second Parish in Hingham, MA. She is a graduate of Andover Newton Theological School, the NH Institute for Therapeutic Arts and Sarah Lawrence College.
Elsa loves to share her passion for prayer, discernment, Scripture and seeking God’s wholeness. She also loves cooking, swimming, doing yoga, drawing, writing and handwork. Lately she’s taken up Pickleball and is a cofounder of the St. James Pickleball League. Come try it out!
We are also blessed to have several retired clergy in our midst:
- The Rev. Peter Coffin
- The Rev. Dave Ferner
- The Rev. Robert Freeman
- The Rev. Canon Samir Habiby
- The Rt. Rev. Don Hart (Retired Bishop of Hawaii)
- The Rev. Sanford Johnson
- The Rev. Lew Stone