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Peter W. Marty ( )
Host, Grace Matters
The Reverend Peter W. Marty is senior pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, a 3,000 member congregation in Davenport, Iowa.

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Barbara J. Andrews ( )
Associate Director for Marketing
Barbara oversees all ELCA marketing including promotional materials for Grace Matters.

Barbara Berry-Bailey ( )
Associate Producer/Director, Grace Matters
The Rev. Barbara Berry-Bailey had a successful career in public broadcasting prior to ordination in the ELCA and has served congregations in Pennsylvania and metropolitan Chicago.

Susan V. Greeley ( )
Director/Producer, Grace Matters
Susan began working for the ELCA Department for Communication in 1988. She started producing Lutheran Vespers when Walt Wangerin became speaker in 1994. She took over the Director's responsibilities in 1998.

Priscilla Hamb ( )
Grace Matters Assistant / Resource Information Specialist
Priscilla assists with
Grace Matters mailings, answers questions via the telephone and mails single copies of free resources.

Ed Hoke ( )
Grace Matters Audio Engineer, Composer and Sound Designer
Ed wrote music for radio and television for over 12 years prior to coming to Grace Matters. He is currently on the Faculty of Columbia College Chicago, where he teaches audio-for-visuals within the Film School. Hoke holds a BA from Roosevelt University, and is pursuing an MA from DePaul University.

Ava Martin ( )
Director for Public Media
Ava oversees Grace Matters as well as other ELCA public media ministries including Davey and Goliath, and programming for broadcast television networks and all video and audio productions.

Dixie L. Miller ( )
Office Manager, Grace Matters
Dixie maintains the
Grace Matters donor database, processes and records donations, and updates the Grace Matters radio schedule list. She manages the monthly mailing lists for our stations, our listeners, and our subscribers to the program CDs and transcripts. She also ensures that our ELCA missionaries and chaplains receive CDs of the programs every month. Dixie began working for Grace Matters (Lutheran Vespers) in February 1988.

Tracie Watkins ( )
Web Developer, Grace Matters
Tracie is responsible for the development and maintainance of the
Grace Matters website; including content updates, podcasting, and design. She began working with Grace Matters in November 2006.

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