Our Clergy and Staff

Our Rector

The Reverend Manuel P. Faria III has been Rector of St. Peter’s Church in Beverly for 15 years. Previously he served as Priest Associate at St. Stephen’s Church in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He earned his M. Div. from Yale Divinity School and a diploma in Anglican Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. He is a past member of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Massachusetts and served on the Palestine/Israel Committee of the Diocese. He is also a congregational coach.

Appointments with Rev. Faria may be scheduled through the parish office or with the Rector directly.

Our Staff

  • Kirsten J. Helgeland, Ph.D., is our Director of Music and Organist. She conducts the Chancel Choir. She also has her own music studio, where she teaches piano and voice.
  • Dena Lisle is our Parish Secretary. Dena can be reached by calling the Parish office at 978-922-3438.