St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church People of Faith Serving Beautiful Whidbey Island



Molly Felder-Grimm

Molly Felder-Grimm moved to Langley in September 2015 from Nashville, TN but hails from the great state of Texas! She loves singing, reading, riding her old bike and being around sweet, funny, family and friends. Molly, her husband Mickey and their son Grafton are happy to be on Whidbey Island! You can reach Molly in […]


Rob Anderson

Rob grew up in northern Illinois, outside of Chicago. He has lived around the country, most recently in Atlanta, where he met and married his wife Kate nearly 29 years ago. They moved to Whidbey just over a year ago, and Rob was almost immediately drafted to serve here as bookkeeper and as an EfM […]


David Locke

After a long and circuitous route, David found his way to St. Augustine’s in April of 2012.  A lifelong church musician, he has also given tours at Hearst Castle, and driven large trucks to and from Alaska.  Now “semi-retired,” he resides in Langley, plays the organ, shepherds the choir, and enjoys playing his accordion in […]

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Elaine Ludtke

The Ludtke family moved to Whidbey in 1970, and our first stop was St Augustine’s in-the-Woods. Our sons grew up in this parish, and to a large degree, so did I. It was as a vestry  member and a very young Sr Warden that I first experienced true responsibility, if you don’t count motherhood. I […]


Frank Shirbroun

As the son of Christian parents, Frank is a lifelong believer who has spent time in the Wesleyan Methodist, Lutheran and Episcopal churches.  He was Professor of New     Testament in Bloy House (Episcopal Theological Seminary at Claremont, CA) for more than 17 years and continues to teach Adult Education classes in his retirement. He has […]

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Nigel Taber-Hamilton

Nigel came to us in 2000 after serving 19 years in several parishes in southern Indiana. He hails from London, England, emigrating to this country in 1977. You’ll often find him surrounded by animals—including Toby the collie, and Henry VIII the dachshund (often referred to as The Henry). When he has time he reads, writes, […]