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Clergy & Staff


The Reverend 

Lisa Meirow


A Jacksonville native, Mtr. Lisa has a Bachelors in English Literature and a Juris Doctor from Florida State University. She worked as an attorney in insurance and finance prior to pursuing her call to ministry. Mtr. Lisa returned to the Diocese of Florida in 2018 after completing her Master of Divinity at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, and served her curacy at All Saints Episcopal Church in Jacksonville. She joined St. Andrew's in 2020.

Mtr. Lisa is active in the Diocese of Florida and producer of the podcasts A Morning at the Office, An Evening at Prayer, and Daily Prayer from Forward Movement. She married her husband, Jordan, in 2009, and they have a son, Griffin, and a Bassador (a Basset Hound/Labrador rescue) Lily.


The Reverend Deacon 

Mike Barbare


Deacon Mike and his family were members of St. Andrew's from 1985 to 1999. After a job transfer and absence, they returned to St. Andrew's in 2010. Mike is married to Debbie, who is retired from St. Mary's Episcopal Church and Outreach Mission. Mike and Debbie have 2 children, 3 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. His diaconal duties include assisting with services and helping out with parish pastoral care and visitation needs.

Mike's other interests include reading, music and exercising, but his favorite leisure time activity is hanging out with his grandkids. Mike works as a self-employed real estate appraiser. In previous lives he was a banker and a sales manager.


Kathleen Slama

Parish Administrator

Kathleen has been a member of St. Andrew’s since her family moved to Jacksonville from Montana in 1974.  She was confirmed here by Bishop Cerveny and has been a Sunday School teacher, youth group leader, choir member and money counter.  Kathleen graduated from Jacksonville University with a major in Computer Science and Spanish and worked as a programmer and project manager at Prudential for a little over 31 years.

Kathleen and her sons, Adam and John, share a house with her mom, Jane Palmer, and a large collection of pets. When she’s not doing something with the boys, she enjoys reading, watching murder mysteries and crafts such as scrapbooking, card-making and creating t-shirts for her family.


Paige Gottlieb

Music Director

Paige Gottlieb has 39 years of church experience as an organist and music director. Paige has a Bachelor's Degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Music History with minors in both piano and organ. She earned a Master's Degree in Musicology with a minor in organ from Indiana University. 

Paige and her husband moved to Orange Park last summer from Louisville, KY. Her husband, Don, is a professional flutist with the Louisville orchestra. They have two daughters, Jillian and Gwen.


Sally Boyd

Children's Minister

Sally was born and raised in Jacksonville, and is currently attending the University of North Florida for biology and history. She grew up at Our Saviour in Mandarin, and has worked at Camp Weed Summer Camp the last two summers. Sally enjoys reading, cooking and spending time outside.


Scott Thielen


Scott joined St. Andrew's in January of 2023 and is already making a huge impact around campus!

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