Clergy/Staff

The Rev. Emily Judin Krudys, Transitional Deacon-in-Charge/Vicar. (804) 883-5943, vicar@cosepiscopal.net

Emily is delighted to be serving as the transitional deacon-in-charge at Church of our Saviour, and God willing, she will continue to serve as the Vicar after her ordination as a priest in December 2018.  She previously served as a transitional deacon and seminarian intern at St. Mark’s, Richmond, and at St. Thomas, Richmond. She received her Post-graduate Degree in Anglican Studies from Virginia Theological Seminary and her Masters of Divinity from Union Presbyterian Seminary.  Emily engaged in clinical pastoral work in the Richmond area at Chippenham and Johnston-Willis hospitals, as well as within the VCU Health System.  During seminary she also worked in community development in the northside neighborhood of Richmond.

Prior to entering into ordained ministry, Emily practiced law in Washington, D.C. and in Richmond with her husband, Mark.  They have two daughters, Hannah, who lives in Santa Monica, California, and Katherine who is currently working in Kigali, Rwanda.  Outside of church, Emily loves traveling with family and friends, swimming and biking, and watching historical period movies.

Office Administrator:  Elizabeth Strohman (804) 883-5943, cosoffice@cosepiscopal.net

Elizabeth joined Church of Our Saviour as our office administrator in March 2017 and has greatly enjoyed serving this wonderful church.  A lifelong Episcopalian, she grew up in NC and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Prior to Church of Our Saviour, Elizabeth worked in the insurance industry, the YMCA and spent many years raising her two children, Andrew and Caroline. Elizabeth and her husband, Jim, have lived on their farm in Hanover County with their children, 2 horses, 2 dogs and a cat since 2008.  In her spare time, she is an artist, avid equestrian, runner and enjoys spending time with her family and friends,

Music Director: Jane Barthurst      

Jane grew up on a farm in Kansas and at the age of 13 started playing the organ for church and has never stopped. She got her Master’s degree from Kansas University and moved to Richmond where she taught Special Ed for 38 years before retiring.

Her interests include playing the piano, reading, and gardening.  She volunteers at Lewis Ginter and the COS garden.Jane enjoys traveling with her husband, Lynwood and so far they’ve made it to all 50 states and have more adventures waiting. Special times happen when she goes fishing with her son, Steven, who lives in Ashland, and also when she gets together with her daughter, Katie, and her 6 children who are home-schooled.

Jane has served as organist/choir director at COS for almost 20 years now.

Nursery Director:  Betty Jones

Facilities Care:  Oscar Stiles

Oscar has been with Church of Our Saviour since 1997, caring for our church and facilities for over 21 years.  A life-long resident of Hanover County, he started his business in 1986 with both his wife of 55 years, Portia, and his daughter, Benita.  Aptly named “We Three Janitorial Services”, Oscar is proud of the business he and his family have built, and he loves his work here at Church of Our Saviour.  Additionally, Oscar has served as a Deacon at his home church, Mount Zion in Louisa County, for 50 years.

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