CLERGY AND STAFF

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The Rev'd Charles A. Collins, Jr.

Rector

The Rev'd Charles A. Collins, Jr., better known as "Drew" began his service as St. Andrew's Rector in May, 2021. He is a graduate of Georgia Military College, where he was in the Corps of Cadets, Coastal Carolina University and Erskine Theological Seminary, where he is currently a Doctor of Ministry Student.  Drew was ordained as a deacon in 2001 and a priest in 2003 and served several parishes in South Carolina, where he also ministered as a hospice chaplain.  He is an Army veteran having served as an enlisted man and Armor officer and graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne School.

drew.collins@gmail.com

cell: 843-864-6121

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The Rt. Rev'd William J. White

Bishop

The Rt. Rev'd William J. White became the Bishop of the Diocese of the Southeast (REC/ACNA) in December 2020, having previously served as Bishop Coadjutor and Bishop Suffragan since his consecration in 2009.  He is a graduate of Cummins Theological Seminary and served several parishes in South Carolina.  The Bishop is a native of St. Stephen, South Carolina, where he resides with his wife, the former Gail Wilson and served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

Laura Solomons

Organist

Laura Solomons holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Shorter College, as well as a Master of Science for Teachers and Education Specialist degrees from Georgia Southern University. She was an elementary general music specialist with the Savannah Chatham County Public Schools for 32 years. Laura is married to parishioner Charlie Solomons.  She has served St. Andrew's since 2007 in the positions of choirmaster and organist.