Rev. Beth O’Callaghan is thrilled to be called as the new Rector of St. Nick’s! For the past five years she has served as Rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Lake Ronkonkoma, Long Island, NY. Prior to St. Mary’s, Rev. Beth served as the Assistant Rector at Ascension in Gaithersburg.
Rev. Beth graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2009, was ordained a deacon in 2009 and a priest in 2010. Prior to her call to ordained ministry, she worked in executive leadership positions in several non-profit organizations. A native of Pennsylvania, Rev. Beth has lived in several states including Texas, New York, Maryland, and Arkansas as well as the District of Columbia.
She and her wife, Marla Aizenshtat, are Washington Nationals fans, and Lady Terps and Lady Vols basketball fans as they are respectively alums of these universities. They enjoy bowling, kayaking, biking, hiking, traveling and playing Mah Jongg. They have a 15 year old Cockapoo named Potter, and they are all very excited to be back in the area.