Wendy Coy and her husband Phil have been at St. John’s for four years. Together, they are the founders and directors of innerACTS, a ministry training lay persons in listening and healing prayer. Wendy has also authored two books, is a musician, and serves as a vestry member at St. John’s.
Phil Coy has been a member of St. John’s since 2013. By day, Phil runs a consulting practice focused on large, complex manufacturing companies. By night, he loves to lead small groups and to pray for people. He has been in small groups longer than he can remember and has taught prayer ministry across the country and internationally. He is also the vestry treasurer at St. John’s.
Paul Smith — Service Planning Committee
Originally trained in chemistry and physics at Harvard and Caltech, Paul left academia to pursue a call to ministry. He joined InnerChange (a Christian order among the poor), moved into a marginalized immigrant neighborhood in Los Angeles, and came alongside local leaders to help them transform their community. After many years in Los Angeles, Paul relocated to New Haven, where he works on InnerChange’s Staff Formation Team, tutors math and science, and serves as parish worker and liturgical leader at St. John’s.
Michèle Sigg has been a member of St. John’s since 2000. She is currently doing a Ph.D. in World Christianity and Missions at Boston University. She grew up in France as a missionary kid where her dad worked as a pastor in the Reformed Evangelical Church. She is married to Sam and they have three children. She is also on the St. John’s vestry.
David Mahan is the Executive Director of the Rivendell Institute at Yale University, a research center committed to exploring the contribution of a Christian vision of life to human flourishing, and a Lecturer in Religion and Literature at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School. Dr. Mahan is also a longstanding member of Yale Religious Ministries, and a co-founder of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers. He and his wife Karen live in Hamden, CT. He is the senior warden of the St. John’s vestry.