The Rev. Ann Grady

Ann Grady is a retired priest in the Diocese of Eastern Michigan, who is currently the diocesan Chaplain to the Retired Clergy and Spouses, and Surviving Spouses. Since retiring, she has supplied in numerous Episcopal parishes and Lutheran congregations in the diocese. From 2013 -2016, she served as Priest-in-Charge at Trinity Episcopal Church in Bay City.
Ann was ordained to the priesthood in 2001 in the Diocese of Milwaukee, where she served several parishes. She completed interim ministry training in 2003.
Ann was a priest in the Diocese of Vermont from 2010-2013, including 18 months as the Interim at Christ Episcopal Church in Montpelier.
Ann is a member of the diocesan Constitutions and Canons committee, and serves as a mentor to a priest in the diocese.
In her spare time, Ann enjoys knitting and cross stitch. She also likes the challenge of trying to solve the New York Times mini crossword puzzle in under a minute.

The Rev. Canon Michael P. Spencer

Assistant to the Rector

Ordained a priest in November, 2019, Canon Michael Spencer joined the staff after serving as our Seminarian during 2017 and 2018.  Michael also serves as the Canon to the Ordinary of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan.

A graduate of Michigan State University and of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific with a Master of Divinity degree, for ten years prior to pursuing ordination was a Human Resources officer at MSU.

Michael lives in Owosso, Michigan which is about the same distance from his diocesan office in Saginaw and his St. Christopher’s office in Grand Blanc.

Elizabeth Sailus

Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth Sailus 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. Recently married to Sean, they live with two protective cats.

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.

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.

Joel Stoecklin

Sexton

Joel is a man of many hobbies: rollerblading, gardening, painting and playing music, to name a few. He has taught myself to read music, plant a garden, and start a cleaning service. He has a positive attitude and says that anybody can learn anything with enough hard work and dedication. He would like to learn more about music and expand his business. He has a wonderful girlfriend named Amanda and sees a nice house with a balcony overlooking a pond in their future.

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.