Senior Warden: Warren Sponsler, Esq.

Email: wspon@verizon.net | Phone: 813-215-8850

I am Warren. I serve as a member of the Vestry. Executive Committee Members of the Vestry consist of the Rector, Senior and Junior wardens, and one other Vestry member. Responsible for any matters requiring action between regular Vestry meetings. Also serves as a council of advice for the Rector.  

Junior Warden: Craig Costello

Email: costello43_1@verizon.net | Phone: 813-973-1574


I am Craig. I serve as a member of the Vestry. Executive Committee Members of the Vestry consist of the Rector, Senior and Junior wardens, and one other Vestry member. Serve as council of advice for the Rector. I also head the Building & Grounds Committee that cares for the maintenance and upkeep of the physical facility and our property.  

Chair of the Adult's Education: Carol Sutay

Email: caroll227@aol.com | Phone: 813-994-2647


My name is Carol Sutay. I am the Chair of the Adult's Education Commission at Grace which plans and implements Christian formation (education) for adults and provides curriculum and other resources. We do this through Bible studies and classes of special interest such as Cursillo Ministry, the Alpha course, Purpose Driven Life, Book Club, Confirmation classes, and weekend conferences that address other Christian topics. I also serve on the Personnel Committee and chair the Audit Committee. You are invited and encouraged to get in touch with me at caroll227@aol.com or 813-994-2647 with your suggestions, ideas and, most importantly, topics of interest.

Chair of the Youth: Wendy Jimenez

Email: wjimenez@tampabay.rr.com | Phone: 813-285-6996


My name is Wendy Jimenez. I am the Chair of the Youth Commission at Grace. We are blessed at Grace to have about 20% of our membership under the age of 18! This makes us unique as an Episcopal congregation in Florida. The Grace Episcopal Youth Community participates in service, study and fellowship activities and serves youth in Middle School and High School. We are always in need of volunteers for events. Please contact me at wjimenez@tampabay.rr.com or 813-285-6996. The staff person for this area is Keri Knecht Grosso and she can be reached at 813-924-3226 or knechtpiano@gmail.com.