We strive to create a welcoming community for all church visitors.

Call Christ Church at 215-922-1695

Christ Church Staff 

  • The Reverend Samantha Vincent-Alexander, Rector
    ext. 25 | Email Coming Soon
  • The Reverend Palmer Hartl, Parish Associate
    ext. 21 | Email Palmer
  • Cecilia Wagner, Church Administrator
    ext. 21 | Email Cecilia
  • Parker Kitterman, Organist & Music Director
    ext. 27 | Email Parker
  • Robin Parke, Godly Play & Children's Minister
    Email Robin
  • Sexton
    ext. 38

Christ Church Preservation Trust Staff

  • Hannah Opdenaker, Interim Executive Director
    ext. 29 | Email Hannah
  • John Hopkins, Director of Operations & Burial Ground Coordinator
    ext. 33 | Email John
  • Vince Lattuca, Director of Marketing & Special Projects
    ext. 26 | Email Vince
  • Carol Smith, Archivist
    ext. 34 | Email Carol
  • Heather Griffin, Rentals & Production Manager
    ext. 23 | Email Heather
  • Matthew Havens, Education Coordinator
    ext. 32 | Email Matthew

Our Clergy

Samantha Vincent-Alexander, Rector

The Rev. Samantha Vincent-Alexander served in the Diocese of Southern Virginia for 18 years.  Most recently, she served as the rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Hampton Virginia. There she navigated through current issues, with a congregation first established in 1610. Samantha has been active in the ministry of the diocese and the national church, serving as the President of the Standing Committee as well as the Chair of the Commission on Ministry, in addition to numerous other committees and commissions. She attended General Convention as a deputy in 2012, 2015, and 2018. She is married to another Episcopal priest, and they are proud parents of a passionate and rambunctious boy.  She is a certified yoga instructor and loves to teach it in the church community.  She recently co-authored Grace in the Rearview Mirror with three other clergy women.  You can find all her recent sermons here: Living My Sermon.

Palmer Hartl, Parish Associate​

The Rev. Palmer Hartl has served as a priest associate at Christ Church since 1999. Volunteering his time, Palmer brings a rich experience from a career in management, psychotherapy, and organizational consulting. Reach Palmer by calling the parish office at 215-922-1695 ext. 21

The Vestry