At Saint Luke, everybody is a minister. We all find our way to serve God and each other. The Reverend Martha L. Harris serves as our Priest in Charge. She is joined in leadership by Lynn McCleary, Senior Warden, and Leslie Gebhart, Junior Warden, along with 6 other dedicated parishioners who serve on the Vestry, the governing council of our church.
The Rev. Martha L. Harris
Priest in Charge
The Reverend Martha Lester Harris serves as Priest in Charge at Saint Luke, and at nearby Saint Paul Episocpal in Columbia. She began serving both parishes following her ordination to the Sacred Order of Priests by the Rt. Reverend Audrey Scanlan on December 17, 2022.
Reverend Martha graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary in May 2021, with a Master in Divinity Degree and a Certificate in Anglican Studies from the Stevenson School for Ministry.
Active in lay ministry at Saint James Episcopal Church in Lancaster, she served as Senior Warden and a member of Vestry when she discerned a call to ordination.
Following a career as an entrepreneur, leadership in economic and community development organizations, state government and non profit organizations, Reverend Martha is delighted to return to Saint Luke where she interned as a seminarian.
Reverend Martha and her husband Randy and daughter Kathryn reside in Lancaster city as does Amanda Harris Eden, husband Chris and their four children.
Saint Luke Vestry
Eugene Barton, Jr.
What We Believe
We’re part of the Episcopal Church—a global movement that believes in a loving, liberating, and life-giving God.
At Saint Luke, everybody is a minister. We all find our way to serve God and each other.
Something is always happening at Saint Luke. Come on Sunday or anytime. You’re always welcome.