Anne Nowicki, Business Manager
Anne and her husband, Matthew, have been active members of the Catholic Church in Woodstown since 1989. Anne graduated from the University of Buffalo with a BS in Engineering. She worked for the DuPont Company in South Carolina and Deepwater, NJ before she resigned to raise her family. Anne volunteered as the Religious Education Coordinator in Woodstown for 15 years and created the Sacramental Program, serving as its Coordinator for 3 years. Concurrent with the religious education activities, she also volunteered as the bookkeeper at St. Joseph Church after her daughter was born in 1992. That position grew into a part-time Administrative Assistant. With the merger, Anne became the full-time Office Manager, and is now the Business Manager. Anne and Matt have two children.
Jennifer Clerval, Bookkeeper
Jennifer has her BS degree in Finance from the University of Delaware, and her MBA from West Chester University. She brings with her 15 years of corporate accounting experience. Working part-time fits Jennifer’s current lifestyle as her main responsibility, along with her husband Brian, is raising their 5 children. Her oldest daughters, Jessica and Ashley, are college students, Danielle is a student at Padua; and Brendan and Caden attend Guardian Angels Regional School. Jennifer and her family are members of St. Clare of Assisi in Swedesboro.
Jim Rementer, Director of Liturgy and Music
Jim has 30+ years of music ministry experience. He has been a leader of contemporary music ministry since 1979. Jim & Grace married in 1972 and they have three children. Jim plays the guitar, keyboard, flute, woodwinds, and hand percussion instruments. He has served in the roles of leader of song, cantor and director of adult and children’s choirs. Jim has been a team member for David Haas, Gregory Norbert, and Grayson Warren Brown concerts. He has played guitar for several National Pastoral Musicians Conferences as well as being a musician for several concerts featuring John Michael Talbot and Bob Hurd. Beginning in January of 2007, Jim was a Co-Director of music ministry at Holy Name of Jesus Parish. Jim is certified as Cantor, Choir Director, and has received training from the Pastoral Liturgy Institute.
Renee Lavender, Director of Religious Education
Renee worked as Coordinator of Religious Education for five years at Holy Name of Jesus Parish before becoming Director of Religious Education here. She is a graduate of Seton Hall University. Prior to her five years at Holy Name of Jesus Parish, she was an elementary school teacher at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Maple Shade, NJ for fifteen years. Renee taught second and fifth grade. Recently, Renee has earned her M.A. in Theology at Georgian Court University. Renee lives in Mt. Laurel with her husband Tom and has been blessed with three daughters and three grandchildren.
Julie McNulty, Director of Children, Youth, & Family Ministries
Julie graduated from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 2006 with a B.A. in Political Science. She earned an M.A. in Theology from Georgian Court University in December 2013. Julie spent five years teaching seventh grade at Assumption School in Atco. While working at Assumption, Julie had the responsibility of teaching History, Religion, and Reading, she led the service to community/charity organization, was involved in the Confirmation retreat experience, and she coached cheerleading. Julie and her husband, Mike, were married in 2010 and have two sons, Luke and Liam.
Beth Sinclair, Adult Faith Formation Coordinator
Beth Sinclair moved from a suburb of Buffalo, New York to NJ in 1978 and shortly thereafter joined the Catholic Church. She has taken several opportunities for education offered by the diocese: first receiving her Catechist Certification and then in 2002 she began a diocesan program offered by the Immaculate Conception Seminary at Seton Hall University. In 2006 she received her certification in Parish Pastoral Leadership. Beth also has a BS in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State College. Over the years, Beth has worn many hats. After years as a catechist, in 1998 she became the Parish CRE. In 2003 she moved to the role of Adult Faith Formation Coordinator. In this role, Beth and her team plan and offer opportunities for parishioners to continue to grow in their faith. She also serves as the R.C.I.A. Coordinator, as a Lector, and on various other Parish Committees.
Teresa Ruehlicke, Office Manager