Office and Staff

Church Office

The church office is open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Phone: 301-864-8880         |         Fax: 301-887-0170 fax         |

Parish Directory Updates

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Church Staff


Rector —The Rev. Timothy Johnson


The Rev. Timothy Johnson began his tenure at St. Andrew's this fall, and we are excited to have him. He was recently Rector at two parishes in the Diocese of Washington. 

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Assistant to the Rector for Formation and Pastoral Care, The Rev. Kristen Tossell Pitts

The Rev. Kristen Tossell Pitts recently earned her Master of Divinity at Virginia Theological Seminary and is currently a transitional deacon from the Diocese of Upper South Carolina. She grew up in a rural area near Greenville, South Carolina and completed her undergraduate studies at Furman University. Prior to seminary, she taught high school English and was very active in leadership at her sponsoring parish. More recently, she has worked for the Center for the Ministry of Teaching, where she focused on curriculum and related formation resources. Her other ministry interests include pastoral care, social justice, and the calling of all baptized persons to ministry.

Outside of work, she enjoys photography, reading, and seeking out the best vegan foods in DC with her wife, Beth, who is a lawyer with the Department of Health and Human Services. They married in April and now live in Takoma Park with their two cats, Sebastian and Scuttle.

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Organist and Choirmaster — David K. Houston

David K. Houston is joined us in August 2015 as our Director of Music.  David recently completed his Masters Degree in organ at Haute Ecole de Musique/Conservatoire de Lausanne. Before studying in Switzerland, David served as Organist and Choirmaster at Episcopal churches in Glendale, California, and Atlanta, Georgia. While working on his Masters, David was organist at the Catholic Church of Fargagny, Canton of Fribourg and as replacement organist at the Cathedral of Lausanne. In his vision statement, David writes, "I am committed to living out my vocation as a musician, calling other musicians, congregants and audiences to engage in creating holy moments where the divine is listened for, encountered, and embraced."

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Children's Choir Director - Kiersten Whitehead


Parish Administrator — David Carpenter

David Carpenter is the Parish Administrator and a long-time member of the congregration. David is in the office from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. As the Parish Administrator, David is responsible for providing office coverage during business hours, general administrative duties, and preparing the newsletter, the Sunday bulletin and other bulletins and publications as needed.

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Rental and Scheduling Associate — Margie Collins

Margie Collins schedules use of the parish buildings for parish events and committee meetings, and and arranges rental of our facility for weddings and other events. If you wish to reserve a room for a parish meeting or rent a space with in the parish for a private event, please contact her.

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