St. Paul’s Staff

The Rev. Mark Wilkinson, Rector Email

Mark started as rector in late July 2019. Previously he was the rector of St. Aidan’s in Virginia Beach. Prior to that he was assistant rector at Church of the Holy Spirit in Orleans MA. Mark was a band and orchestra director in suburban Cleveland Ohio prior to going to Virginia Theological Seminary in 2001. Mark’s wife Wendy is the vicar of Christ the King Alief. Their older son Jeffrey lives in Columbus Ohio and their younger son lives in Southampton England. Mark enjoys cooking, golf and reading when not at church.

The Rev. Gill Keyworth, Deacon Email

Gill started at St Paul’s in September 2013. As a 2007 graduate of the Iona School for Ministry in the Diocese of Texas, Gill previously served at Emmanuel in Houston and Calvary in Bastrop. She has an Applied Mathematics degree and has worked in research and marketing machine tools and as a teacher before following her passion which is Pastoral Care and Outreach. She is a graduate of Education For Ministry, is a Stephen Leader and Community of Hope Leader, and has been a chaplain at MD Anderson Hospital. Gill serves as the co-coordinator for Disaster Preparedness and Relief for the Diocese of Texas. Gill, and her husband Rod, have two grown children and four grandchildren.

Jennifer Kuhn, Parish Administrator Email

Jennifer joined St. Paul’s in October 2015. She is very excited to leave the legal and construction worlds behind and join the Lord’s House as the Parish Administrator for St. Paul’s. When not at church, she enjoys cooking, creating, and going on adventures with her husband, Casey, and their two young daughters, Kennedy and Riley.

Julia Peoples, Family Formation Coordinator Email

A native Texan, Julia has worked with young people- in both church and school settings- for the past 15 years in Texas, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Centenary College and a Master of Arts degree in Ethics from Sewanee Theological Seminary. For the past five years Julia has been a public school educator, directing middle and high school choirs in Brenham ISD and College Station ISD. Her passion is teaching and leading young people, and in helping them to live out God’s love in their lives. Julia and her husband, Mike, a research scientist at MD Anderson, have three daughters, Layla, Stevie, and Cece.

Kisa Parker, Music Director

Kisa is a life-long musician with extensive professional experience as a performer, teacher, and church musician. A native Nebraskan, Kisa received her Bachelor of Music from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She moved to Houston to continue her education, and obtained her Master of Music from University of Houston. She has performing experience in sacred music, opera, and musical theatre. She maintains an active voice studio and has taught private voice lessons to hundreds of students ages 13-65+ through the Moores School of Music Preparatory and Continuing Studies Division, San Jacinto College, and numerous area high schools. She has been a church musician her whole life in Episcopal, Methodist, and Presbyterian choral programs.

Carl McAliley, Organist

Carl McAliley began taking piano lessons when he was nine years old. He began to study organ during his first year of college at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Within six months he began playing organ for church services. He later studied organ at Winthrop College in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and at the Conservatory of Music in Reims, France. He recently retired from the Harris County District Clerk’s office. Four years ago he began to learn to play the violin and currently plays in Houston’s Orchestra On Call.

Jaime and Carmen Baltazar, Facilities Maintenance Team

Jaime and Carmen Baltazar have 3 grown children and all live in the Katy area. Jaime works during the day at St. Batholomew Catholic Church and the family attends there as well. Jaime loves football and Carmen loves to cook and both love to travel.