Little Rock's Downtown Episcopal Church

Clergy and Staff


the Rev. Dr. Kate Alexander, Rector

Kate began her ministry at Christ Church on All Saints’ Day, 2007. She has a graduate degree from Harvard Divinity School and a Ph.D. in systematic theology from The Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. She is the author of Saving Beauty: A Theological Aesthetics of Nature.


The Rev. Hannah Hooker, Associate Rector

Hannah began her ministry at Christ Church on July 1, 2018. Hannah was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She attended Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, and Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. Hannah is a lifelong Episcopalian and avid baseball fan.


The Rev. Ragan Sutterfield, Associate Rector

Ragan began his work at Christ Church on October 1, 2017.  He is a graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary and is the author, most recently, of Wendell Berry and the Given Life.


the rev. Joyce Hardy, Deacon

Joyce has served at Christ Church since 2006. She is active in a variety of nonprofit ministries and is a great resource to anyone seeking to put their faith to work in service to our community.


Marvin McLennon, Director of Children & Youth Ministries

Marvin grew up in Little Rock and attended Hendrix College in Conway. After college, he traveled to Louisiana for Episcopal Service Corps, where he served in youth leadership rolls for the diocese and St James parish in Baton Rouge. Marvin joined the Christ Church staff in 2016, and leads the Sunday morning formation and afternoon episcopal youth community (EYC).


Steve Bullock, Organist & Choirmaster

Steve has been the organist and choirmaster since 1987. A graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, he served at churches in Texas and Missouri before coming to Christ Church.


Thomas Alexander, Associate Organist & Choirmaster

Thomas joined the staff in September 2017 as Organ Scholar, and then in June 2018 as Associate Organist and Choirmaster. A graduate of Hendrix College, he studied organ with Timothy Allen. Thomas is a member of the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council and the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music.


Carol Lou Flowers, Parish Administrator

Carol Lou coordinates volunteers and manages the day-to-day administration of the parish. She has worked at Christ Church since 1972.


Lally Brown, Communications Assistant

Lally Brown has been a Christ Church parishioner since 2001. She sings in the Christ Church choir, has served on the vestry, and works part time in the church office, primarily preparing worship materials and editing our monthly newsletter, The Open Doors.


Candace McCallister, Green Groceries

Candace McCallister is a Licensed Associate Counselor and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner. She has additional training in holistic health. She has a passion for healthy food and interdisciplinary approaches to healing and wholeness.