Who We Are

MEET OUR CLERGY

It’s an honor to be called as your interim rector to walk with you during this time of transition and discernment. Interim …

Originally from the Philadelphia area, Will first came to Chicago to attend the University of Chicago where he received a degree in …

Sam Portaro is a retired priest of the Episcopal Church. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill (AB), Virginia Theological Seminary (MDiv), and Princeton …

Conrad Selnick is a retired Episcopal Priest. He has been a member of St. Chrysostom’s for several years, and lives in Skokie. …

LEARN ABOUT OUR STAFF

Prior to joining St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church and Day School (St. Chrys), Shelly served in executive-level leadership roles in State of Illinois …

Judy has been at St. Chrysostom’s Day School for 31 years. Prior to her current role as Head of School she led …

Richard has been our Director of Music and our Organist and Carillonneur since 1984. Under his direction the sixteen-voice professional choir has …

Thomas Colao enjoys a diverse musical career as an organist, conductor, and classical singer. He currently holds the post of Associate Director …

Nancy joined the St. Chrysostom’s Church & Day School team as the Accountant in January 2020. Nancy is responsible for the accounting …

Ann joined us in 2021, coming from Facets, a Chicago-based nonprofit media arts organization, where she was the Festival Director for the …

Johnny joined the St. Chrysostom’s Church & Day School team as the Sexton in September 2020. Johnny is responsible for the upkeep …

ABOUT OUR CHURCH

Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith, you are welcome as you are at St. Chrysostom’s, to hear the call of God in your life and to receive the blessings of God freely given!

ST. CHRYSOSTOM’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH is a welcoming community of faith dedicated to worship, service, and engagement with the needs of our neighbors in Chicago and the world. Our members live in the neighborhood and the wider metropolitan area. For over 125 years, we have provided a beautiful and peaceful place to worship God, experience loving community and minister to those in need.

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