Parish Staff

The Rev. Patty Mouer

Rev_Patty_Mouer014Patty is a cradle Episcopalian who grew up in Richmond, Virginia. She was ordained to the priesthood in 2000 and served as an assistant at Grace Episcopal Church, Asheville before being called to St. Luke’s in December 2004. She is a graduate of Brown University, the University of Tennessee College of Social Work, and Vanderbilt Divinity School.

Patty has served on the diocesan Standing Committee and Executive Council, as a Camp Henry priest and on the Camp Henry Board, and, most recently, as a committee member and mentor with the Blue Ridge Service Corps. She has a particular interest in spiritual formation and has been trained as a catechist in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a Montessori-based approach to children’s religious formation. She also recently completed a course on group spiritual formation with the Shalem Instititute for Spiritual Formation.

She is married to Joe; they have two adult sons. She enjoys reading, cooking and being outdoors, especially gardening and hiking.

Julie Mascarella 

Music Director

Julie grew up in the Chicago area as a Lutheran, and joined the Episcopal church in 1982 after moving to Asheville. She is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University and Western Carolina University.  She has held a number of posts in the Episcopal church and has been organist at St. Luke’s since 1999.  She is an avid gardener and quilter, and is married with a daughter and two stepsons.

Joy Voigt 


Joy has lived in Asheville since 1982 and has served as the part-time sexton at St. Luke’s since 2011. During the week she provides in-home care for elderly people in need of assistance with basic household tasks. Joy is married to Tom and they have 6 children and 12 grandchildren. She loves to read, listen to bluegrass and gospel music, participate at her church and hang out with her big family.