Staff and clergy

Fr. Grant Wiseman

Fr. Grant Wiseman

Grant moved to the Diocese of Upper South Carolina in 2009. He was nominated Standing Commission for Stewardship and Development (part of the interim body that meets between General Conventions) where he served as Chairman 2009-2012, and currently serves as Secretary. He is also a member of the Gravatt Camp and Conference Center board of trustees. Grant serves as Dean of the Gravatt Convocation. He has served on several committees in the diocese, and as a board member for York Place.

He served churches in Nebraska and Ohio prior to becoming rector of St Thaddeus and President of Mead Hall. While in Nebraska, he was a deputy to General Convention 2006, Vice Chair of the Executive Commission of the Diocese of Nebraska, and Chaplain to Brownell-Talbot School. His wife, Heather is a Spanish Teacher and Coach at Mead Hall, Aiken Technical College and a Paralegal, and his twin daughters, Audrey and Abby attend Mead Hall.

Prior to becoming a priest, Grant worked in boarding schools, owned a legal services firm, and was an Arabic Linguist in the Army. He attended college at the University of Cincinnati and Bethel College. He earned his Masters of Divinity from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.

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Fr. Joseph Whitehurst

Fr. Joseph Whitehurst

Joseph Whitehurst graduated from the University of South Carolina. He has his Masters of Divinity from Seabury Western Theological Seminary. He is currently Dean of the Gravatt Convocation.

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Deacon Jane Hostetter

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Our office is ably managed by Linda, our Parish Administrator and Denise, our Financial and Facilities Manager. St. Thaddeus also has a Director of Youth, Hughes McGlone. Our Director of Music is Don Dupee and our Sexton is Ricky Jackson.

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