Matt Mackinder

Director of Christian Education

Matt and his family, which includes his beautiful wife of almost 13 years, Stephanie, and their children, Ethan, Wyatt and Maddie, joined St. Christopher’s in April 2017 and have called Goodrich home since the summer of 2009.

The president of Mackinder Media, LLC, Matt is a sports writer, editor and publisher by trade, focusing mostly on hockey, and has been in the business since 1997.

A 2001 graduate of Wayne State University, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, which also includes three dogs and a cat, camping and simply enjoying life.

Don Davidson

Priest-In-Charge

The Reverend Don Davidson began as the Priest-in-charge on July 1, 2015. “Father Don,” was born and raised in Bellefontaine, Ohio. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Rio Grande College (now the University of Rio Grande) in Rio Grande, Ohio, a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry in Preaching degree from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary.

Ordained a deacon in the Diocese of Southern Ohio in 1984 and priest in the Diocese of Western Kansas in 1985 he has served as the Chaplain of St. John’s Military School in Salina, Kansas and parishes in Beatrice and Wymore, Nebraska, Overland Park, and most recently Topeka, Kansas.

In 2012 he retired as the State Chaplain of the Kansas National Guard having been commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1984 and retiring as a Colonel. He was deployed in Bosnia Herzegovina in 2003, and the Katrina disaster in 2005. He is a graduate of the Command and General staff College and a recipient of the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the Kansas Medal of Achievement.

For the last three years, Davidson has served as the Chaplain of the Kansas State Senate. He has been a licensed amateur radio operator for over 40 years. Married to Marcie (MSGT ret USAF) in 2006 and they are the parents of two cats and a dog named Wrigley.

Dr. Greg Hassold

Parish Organist

Dr. Greg Hassold and his family have been attending St. Christopher’s Episcopal church for over twenty years.  Greg is a professor of physics at Kettering University, having earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Colorado.  He has also passed the Service Playing Examination of the American Guild of Organists.  Greg has had a lifetime interest in music and musical theater.

Nada Radakovich

Director of Music
Nada Radakovich has had the pleasure of singing all over the United States, Canada and Europe for the past 25 years. She was a professional soprano, and returned to Michigan to care for her father in his final years. Ms. Radakovich holds MM and BM degrees from the University of Michigan School of Music in Ann Arbor, and is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy. Nada had the distinction of being the only vocal student of Metropolitan Opera Star Judith Blegen for many years in NYC. In Europe, Ms. Radakovich worked with famed soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.
More recently Nada has enjoyed being the musical director for the Comic Opera Guild in Ann Arbor, the Kearsley Park Players here in Flint, and, for the past 5 years, directing Menotti’s magical one act opera, “Amahl and the Night Visitors” at the Flint Institute of Music. She is thrilled that she has been invited to be a part of ‘all things musical’ at St. Christopher’s.
She is the co-director of the Flint Symphony Chorus.

Elizabeth Sauvie

Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth Sauvie was born in Flint and raised in Swartz Creek. She attended the University of Michigan, Flint where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Music. She has worked for several non-profit programs for children and teenagers in the Genesee County area where she gained experience in everything from classroom management to administrative services.

Elizabeth also served as the Music Director for New Life Wesleyan Church in Swartz Creek until 2014 when she moved to Pensacola, Florida for six months. She is excited to be back in her home state of Michigan (at least until the snow arrives).  Elizabeth, as well as working at St. Christopher’s, works the other half of her week as the Administrative Assistant for St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Fenton. She currently lives with her two cats, Gatsby and Daisy. She loves to read, lounge by the pool, run, crochet, and spend time with friends and family.