Clergy & Vestry



Priest in Charge

The Rev Canon Raja B Zabaneh

Father Raja is a native of Jordan who came to Jacksonville after serving as a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Egypt. He is a graduate of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, Egypt. He was ordained a priest in 1993 in the Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East and served there until he began ministry in the Diocese of Egypt in 1998. He and his family moved to Jacksonville in 2013.

As chaplain to the Cathedral Residences, he provides pastoral care and leads Bible studies for the elderly who live in apartments near the Cathedral managed by Aging True. He also assists in services as needed at St. John’s Cathedral. He and his wife, Lily, have two sons, Fouad and Karim.  

He began also his role as Priest in Charge at St. Paul's on October 4, 2020.

St. Paul's Vestry 2020

Senior Warden: Keith Satterwhite

Junior Warden: Merilyn Kaufmann

Treasurer: Doug Henning

Assistant Treasurer: Jermaine Bridges

Clerk: Mary Kay White

Members:  Becky Webb, Forrest Adams, Richard Nader

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