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Clergy & Staff

 
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The Reverend 

Lisa Meirow

Priest in Charge

Mother Lisa joined St. Andrew’s as Priest in Charge on September 1, 2020. A Jacksonville native, 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.


Mtr. Lisa is Spiritual Director of Happening for the Diocese of Florida, a member of the Diocesan Commission for Evangelism and Church Growth, Director on the Board for UCOM, 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 one Bassador (a Basset Hound/Labrador rescue) named Lily.

The Reverend Deacon 

Mike Barbare

Deacon

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 has an active Hospice ministry, providing care for Hospice patients at home and in long term care facilities.


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.

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Jane Daugherty

Minister of Music

Jane Daugherty has been an active chorister for many years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1972 and a Master of Arts in Teaching Music from Jacksonville University in 1995, where her primary instrument was flute.


Following retirement from AT&T, Jane pursued life as a church musician, studying organ with Virginia Black, Mary Conley Holladay, and Dr. Laura Ellis. From 2012-2019 Jane worked as a Preschool Music Teacher at St. Mark’s Ark on Jacksonville’s Southside. In May 2019 Jane received a Master’s Degree in Church Music from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, OH.

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 (17) and John (14), 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.

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