All of our staff have a vital commitment to the life and ministry of Holy Comforter. All of them work part-time but none of them have a part-time attitude to their ministry here. Some are paid and others volunteer their time, but all are vital to the life of our church.

Vivian Vaiden

Parish Administrator

Vivian takes care of the day to day operations of our church.  She is the mother of three and teaches piano.

Lara Fort

Business Administrator

Lara is responsible for all the financial aspects of the church, along with Treasurer, Angela Prettelt. She has been with us since 2004 and also works with other area churches with their financial operations.   Lara is married to Kevin, who works for Columbia County.  They are the proud parents of two boys and a girl.  

Robyn Macey

Music Director

Robyn comes from a musical family and was encouraged to play the piano and sing at a young age.  Her second instrument is the flute.  Robyn is a graduate of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School and received her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Augusta University.  She sang in various choirs and studied choral conducting. After graduation, Robyn was accepted as a flight attendant with United Airlines. During her seven years with the company, she was promoted to Purser. She was based in both Los Angeles and New York.  Robyn studied composition at Juilliard and voice with Marty Vidnovic.  She performed in many musical theater productions in New York with St. Bart’s Players.  She was the Music Director for St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Augusta, playing organ, piano, and conducting the choir.  She teaches piano to children and adults. Robyn is most appreciative to be the Music Director for Church of the Holy Comforter.