The Rev. Sara C. Ardrey-Graves joined the staff at St. Paul’s as Associate Rector in October 2015. Originally from Irmo, South Carolina, Sara served as a United Methodist minister for four years before joining the Episcopal Church in 2008. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in communication from Appalachian State University, her Masters in Divinity from Duke Divinity School and her Anglican studies Certificate from Sewanee School of Theology.
Sara is married to Dr. Mark Ardrey-Graves, who serves as Director of Music for Children and Youth here at St. Paul’s. Sara and Mark have served several churches in the dioceses of Western North Carolina, Virginia, and North Carolina over the last fifteen years. They love hiking, traveling, music and driving a ridiculously long way for good Carolina barbecue.