Sonya Boyce

  Send Email


Bill Solomon


Fran Lambert


Mackenzie Shoen

  Send Email
MacKenzie (Mac) was born, raised and always lived in the Massena area. He went to Massena Central Schools and graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College. After 35 years in banking Mac started a new career at Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley. Mac is married to the former Rosemary Hooper and has 3 children and 8 grandchildren. He volunteers for his church and hospital and also with scouts. Mac enjoys biking and exercise and working in his garden and on his lawn.

Organist/Choir Director

James C. Phillips

   James Phillips studied piano and organ with Anne Eberhardt from the age of four. He became an organist at Sacred Heart Church, Massena, at the age of eleven. Mr. Phillips held this post for seven years, playing five Masses every Sunday.

   He attended Crane School of Music and taught music in the schools of Schenectady and Massena for several years. From there he moved to Los Angeles where he was under contract with Columbia Records as a recording artist. While in Los Angeles, Mr. Phillips recorded with several well-known acts and appeared on several national television shows.

   Mr. Phillips returned to Northern New York where he performed and recorded with several musical groups from the area, and in 1991 became organist and music director at Sacred Heart Church.

   Mr. Phillips is currently organist and choir director at both, St. John’s Episcopal Church, and Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ, Massena New York.

Parish Secretary

Lara Brown

  Send Email

Lara joined the St. John's family in November 2013.

  September 2020  
Bible Search