Officers

 Denise Noll - Senior Warden

I grew up in the Methodist church, but for many years was a "C" & "E" visitor of churches of various denominations - Methodist, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic. But that began to change on Ash Wednesday in 1995, when my good friend Debi invited me to attend the noon service with her at her church - The Church of the Holy Comforter.  more...

                Tom Simpson - Junior Warden

I have been a member of CHC since 1970, 45 years, except for an eight year work assignment in the UK, 1993-2001. I came back to CHC to rejoin a welcoming and caring congregation called to ministry, both within the parish and into the world.  more...

 

Charlie Franz- Treasurer

I have attended Holy Comforter for over 10 years. My wife Carol and I were encouraged by our daughter Laure to attend Holy Comforter, which she found to be friendly and inviting. Carol and I became members on November 6, 2001.  more...

                 Sue  Willis - Registrar

I was baptized and raised in the Episcopal Church through my childhood and teen years. While attending college at Towson University, I became a member of Trinity Church and volunteered as an adviser for the combined Trinity/Holy Comforter youth group.  more...

 

Vestry Members

 Martha Lessner

I  was born and raised in Baltimore.  I was a long time member of St. Johns Mount Washington Episcopal Church until I joined Holy Comforter about 4 years ago. My husband and I raised two children, both of whom are now married and live on their own.  more...

                     Carol Franz

My husband Charlie and I came to Holy Comforter in 1997 when our daughter Laure invited us to attend, because she loved it. At the Cathedral in 2001, Bishop Raab received us as members of Holy Comforter. Since then, I have managed the Coffee Hour Committee, and in 2013 created coffee hour teams.  more... 

 

 Robin Rouse

I was born and raised in Towson and graduated from Towson High School. I grew up in the Church of the Holy Comforter. My early memories of church are singing in the children's choir, my confirmation, sitting in church service between my grandmother and my dad, volunteering in the nursery, and later as an adult for the Altar Guild.  more....

                     Pat Street

Holy Comforter has been my church for the last 14 years. I came to be here because of an invitation from Herb Lodder. Herb has been a friend for over 30 years. Previously, I attended St. Andrews, Loch Raven. There I served on the vestry, the Search Committee and was a delegate to the convention.  more...

 

 

 Nick Knuth

I was raised Catholic in a small town in southwest Minnesota. I participated in mass as a server before confirmation. I was also an active member of the Newman Center at the University of Michigan during graduate school.  more...

                     Jeff Blais

I grew up in the Catholic Church (St Michaels in Columbus, Ohio) and in High School was in Young Life. My wife Larissa and I  were married in the Episcopal Church in 2007. more...

 

 Sarah Bomgardner - Youth Representative

I was born in Baltimore during the blizzard of 1996, but I was raised in Italy, England, and then back here in Maryland in 2003. We used to belong to the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore, but decided to look closer to home and visited Holy Comforter on Christmas Eve in 2012.more...