St. Andrew's Episcopal Church - Tucson
Staff & Leaders
Director of Music / Organist
Jeffri Sanders brings rare skills to St. Andrew's music. He has given concerts for the Arizona Early Music Society, the University of Arizona, the American Guild of Organists, the St. Andrew’s Bach Society, and the Eastside Artist Series, and has played with the Tucson Boys Chorus, the Catalina Chamber Orchestra, Musica Sonora, Tucson Masterworks Chorale, and Sons of Orpheus, and in recitals with NY Philharmonic English hornist Thomas Stacy and gambist John Dornenburg. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and Oberlin Conservatory, and of Westminster Choir College (Princeton NJ). He is also the owner-operator of Desert Express Ultrasonic Blind Cleaning, primarily in order to have easy access to a truck large enough to move his harpsichord.
Jefferson Bailey is the former Food for Life coordinator for the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation and current coordinator for the Neighbors Feeding Neighbors program, both of which are housed in the kitchen of St. Andrew's. He lives in Amory Park along with his partner Richard, a teacher for TUSD. Jefferson was born and raised on an apple farm in upstate New York. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in Theatre and was ordained to the Deaconate in 2006.
Rev Canon Debbie Royals
Rev Debbie is Pascua Yaqui and a native Tucsonan. Her passion for ministry is lived out in serving all God's people, meeting them where they are and inviting them into rituals of prayer and worship.