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Staff & Leadership

The Rev. Dr. Will Levanway

Priest in Charge


A Portrait of Harry Lawrence

The Rev. Dr. Harry Lawrence

Priest Emeritus

Harry Lawrence graduated in 1949 from Baylor School, Chattanooga. He received a B.S. degree in 1953 from Washington & Lee University, followed by an M.D. degree in 1956 from The University of Tennessee. Harry was a U.S. Naval flight surgeon on active duty from 1958 until 1961. He did his residency in Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic from 1961 to 1967 and holds a post-doctoral M.S. degree from the University of Minnesota. He has practiced medicine in Chattanooga since 1968 and served as Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee Medical School in Chattanooga for 25 years.

Between 1974 and 1978 Dr. Lawrence engaged in Diocesan tutorial studies leading to ordination. In 1978 he was ordained to the diaconate and then to the priesthood in 1979. He has served as Assisting Priest at Christ Church since 1979. Fr. Harry and his wife Sue have been married for 60 years. They have five children.


Adrienne Cox, DMA

Director of Music

Adrienne Cox, trained as a pianist for much of her formative years, has been playing the organ since college. She earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in sacred music and organ performance and pedagogy from the University of Iowa in 2002 and the Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in 1994. In addition, she did post-graduate work in Germany from 1995 to 1996. Over the years, has served Episcopal churches as organist and choirmaster in the Boston area; in Chattanooga, Tennessee; and in Beaufort, South Carolina, during which time she was also a featured artist at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston. Adrienne has two children, Anna and Miles, both of whom are accomplished musicians, and resides in Ooltewah with her family.

Brian J. Henry

Parish Administrator

Brian started at Christ Church in Advent of 2019, and handles many tasks around the parish such as coordinating the calendar and use of the building, producing the weekly bulletin and other parish publications, record keeping, and many other miscellaneous projects. Originally from Las Vegas, Brian has enjoyed living in Chattanooga since 2015.


Vestry

Class of 2022

Chip Caldwell

Senior Warden

Rachel Lamar

Junior Warden

Rebecca Smith

Class of 2023

Charlotte Boatwright

Troy Eichenberger

Mark Reneau

Class of 2024

Susan Brooks

Karla Fowkes

Jennifer McKinney

Jim Hatley

Treasurer