the rev. dr. Anne-Marie Jeffery, Rector

Rev. Anne-Marie began her ministry at St. Peter’s on December 1 2011. She and her wife, Lisa, and their dogs Neve and Mandee have settled in to Perth Amboy and enjoy being in the the diverse community that is Perth Amboy.  Before ordination to the priesthood, she was a physicist. She has served in urban and suburban churches and helped begin Street Church in Washington DC, an outdoor service and lunch for the homeless in Washington DC.   Email:

The Rev. KAthie Dejohn, Deacon

Known to most as Deacon Kathie, is a life long member of St. Peter’s and was baptized here on February 18, 1951. She was called to St. Peter’s to serve as their Deacon on November 1, 1998. Deacon Kathie works nights as a labor and delivery nurse at Perth Amboy hospital and is the proud grandmother of Kaylee, Isabella, Miles and Avery. Email:



R. Douglas Sheldon, Music director & choirmaster

R. Douglas Sheldon is one of the best known and most respected artist managers in the field of classical music, managing some of the world’s preeminent artists and ensembles, and known especially for his work with symphony orchestras.  He is also the Senior Vice President and Director of Columbia Artists Management LLC.

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Zack Ross, Organist

Zack Ross is a native of North Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from NC State University. Zack has been studying music both publically and privately for most of his life, particularly in the areas of sacred music. He has held many positions in churches ranging from accompanist -- both on the piano and the organ -- to director, having most recently completed a four and a half year tenure as the Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Clayton, North Carolina. He will begin studying in the fall of 2017 for a Master of Music degree in Sacred Music, with an emphasis on choral conducting, at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.