Our rector is The Rev. Polly H. Robb. Polly came to St. Luke’s in the summer of 2019. After two decades working in education as a teacher and administrator, Polly went back to school and received her MDiv. from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Polly and her husband, Robert, moved to Scottsboro from Huntsville AL. They have three grown children and two grandchildren. Polly enjoys reading, riding her bicycle, and writing sermons on the dock.

Polly serves the Diocese of Alabama in several capacities. She is a member of the Bishop’s Commission on Ministry and the diocesan Christian Formation committee. She is also one of four deputies from Alabama to The General Convention of the Episcopal Church in 2022. Polly is dedicated to creating a loving and dynamic Christ-centered ministry that strengthens the community of faith and inspires people to live with hope and work for God’s justice and peace.

Contact Polly via email: rector@stlukesscottsboro.com

Mike Harber is our seminarian this year at St. Luke’s. He is a “middler” at Sewanee, The University of the South, which means he is midway through the MDiv curriculum. He was born in Memphis, TN and grew up in Montgomery, AL. He graduated from The University of Memphis in 1989, and is married to his high school sweetheart, Elizabeth. They call rural Macon County home.

Mike was commissioned in the U.S. Navy and was designated as a Naval Flight Officer serving in various assignments both carrier-based and ashore as well as one year with the U.S. Army in Baghdad. He retired after 23 years active service in 2012. Mike and Elizabeth have two adult children. They enjoy living on their hobby farm and working in the garden, small orchard and tending chickens.

Contact Mike via email: harbems0@sewanee.edu

Alicia Bell is our EYC (Episcopal Youth Community) director. EYC is comprised of students in grades 7-12. She has been a member of St. Luke’s since 1974, when her parents moved the family to Scottsboro. She and husband Brett raised their two daughters, Courtney and Carley here at St. Luke’s.

Alicia graduated from Auburn University in 1993 with a degree in Accounting. She has earned a Master’s in Mathematics Education and Administration and holds an Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership.

Alicia taught for 24 years in Arab (4 yrs) and Scottsboro (20 years) before “retiring” to commute to Trenton, GA where she is now an 8th grade mathematics and Algebra I teacher at Dade Middle School. Her dedication to education and youth are winning qualities which benefit our youth immensely. And her basketball, volleyball, tennis and golf skills are top notch!

Contact her via email: Abbell@scottsboro.org

Our administrative assistant, Margie Ford, has been with St. Luke’s since December, 2016. Margie handles all financial matters such as as accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll. She creates and publishes the weekly bulletin and newsletter.

Margie moved to Scottsboro in 2016, from the Tampa Bay area of Florida. She graduated from Hodges University with a degree in paralegal studies. She has 12 years of legal experience.

Margie is married to Cliff Ford, and along with her two dogs, Cotton and Bridget, is enjoying living in Scottsboro. Margie has a tremendous love for animals. She volunteered for American Maltese Rescue, Flagler County Humane Society, Southeastern Guide Dogs, and was an Audubon Eagle Watch volunteer for 12 years.

Contact her via email: office@stlukesscottsboro.com

Nancy Gauldin is St. Luke’s Communications Associate creating content for publicity materials and the church newsletter, the Scoop, managing the church website and maintaining a social media presence. She received a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Alabama and has worked in sales, management, marketing and communications in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and California.

Nancy is a lifelong Episcopalian and she and her husband, Steve, have been active members of St. Luke’s since 2014, after moving from Huntsville to the Paint Rock Valley area of North Alabama. Nancy is a 2019 a graduate of Metagem Institute’s Spiritual Direction Certification Program and offers this ministry of spiritual direction to others.

Contact Nancy via email: communications@stlukesscottsboro.com