Clergy and Staff
The Rev. Scott DeasyDeacon
Scott Deasy was ordained a Vocational Deacon in 2011 in the Diocese of Arizona. The focus of his ministry has been advocating and organizing for social justice issues including immigration, police/community relations, and women’s health care. He served at Epiphany Church in Flagstaff and LCM/Canterbury Campus Ministry at Northern Arizona University. Currently he is a member of the Diocese of Arizona Anti-Racism Committee and a facilitator in its training program.
Scott is a retired obstetrician/gynecologist. He practiced medicine with his wife Kathy (also an ob/gyn physician) in Indiana, Flagstaff, the Navajo/Hopi Reservation, and Afghanistan. He has been committed to the teaching of medical students and residents, having been an interim director of a residency program, co-director of a physician training program in Afghanistan, and on the clinical staff of three medical schools. He managed two medical practices. He has been an administrator in several hospitals including serving as the Chief Medical Officer and Interim CEO.
Scott and Kathy married in 1972 and have 3 sons and 7 grandchildren.
Lindsay MastersParish Administrator
Originally from Atlanta, Lindsay moved to the Puget Sound region in the early ’90s and has called Bainbridge Island home since 2004. While raising her family, she worked in the local nonprofit community, covered the arts beat for the Bainbridge Review, owned a freelance writing business, and served as Communications Coordinator at Grace from 2018–2020. She’s thrilled to join the Grace staff again as Parish Administrator.
Office Hours: M-F 9am-1pm
Jordan PitreMusic Director
Jordan is a life-long Washingtonian hailing from the South Sound. Music began with Jordan at seven years old with private piano lessons. He took his first music leader position at Crossroads Community Church at 16 years old, transitioned to Tacoma Christian Reformed Church three years later, and remained on staff there for 10 years. Jordan studied piano and saxophone through Pacific Lutheran University in high school and then continued musical study on scholarship at the University of Puget Sound. After spending the past 15 years in private club and hotel management, Jordan is returning to a career in music through Grace Church, private lessons, and event production. Jordan’s wife, Jessica, hails from Bainbridge Island, and they’re excited to raise their children Adelaide (7) and Miles (2) on the Island and in the Grace community.
Kim CockroftDirector of Faith Formation
With over a decade of work in area churches, Kim brings her experience as a published writer and workshop leader to Grace. She delights in storytelling as a way to build community and understand our lives as a part of God's Story of transformation in the world. A joyful parent of three young women and two dogs, she loves nothing more than a cozy cuppa and believes C.S. Lewis summed things up well when he said, “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
Eric MatthewsBuilding & Property Manager
A native of Pennsylvania, Eric grew up near Harrisburg and entered the Coast Guard in February 1977. He served in a variety of jobs over the course of his 30 years of service including technical, training and safety specialties. Work in the Coast Guard took Eric to many parts of the world — from the coasts of the lower 48, to Hawaii, Alaska, South America, Asia, and Africa — which spurred his love of travel. After retiring from the Coast Guard in 2007 Eric worked for a short time as a safety consultant and then at Ace Hardware on Bainbridge Island. Eric Matthews and Ruth Blaney were the first couple to be married as part of the newly formed “Grace” community in 1993. Except for the years spent away in the Coast Guard after marrying Ruth, Eric has been an active member at Grace. He has attended many family retreats, was a member of the Grace Flower Team, coordinates the Grace Men’s Group, and has represented Grace at the annual Diocesan Convention for many years. Eric is honored to serve as the Building & Property Manager at Grace.
Barb LevyCommunications Coordinator
Originally from Rochester, New York, Barb lives in Shoreline with her spouse and their two cats. She has been working remotely with Grace since 2021, and thoroughly enjoys it. She is a graphic artist and webmaster by trade, and her work can be found at https://barblevygraphics.com/. She attends St. Paul’s on lower Queen Anne.