Clergy and Staff

The REv. DR. Luke Zerra 


The Rev. Dr. Luke Zerra has served St. Peter's as Priest-in-Charge since 2023. He holds an M.Div. and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary. He previously served as Curate at St. Andrew’s, Highland Park, and Youth Minister at St. Paul’s, Mt. Lebanon. In addition to St. Peter's, he serves as Associate Dean of the Stevenson School for Ministry. He lives with his wife Laura (who is also a priest in the diocese), pug Gus, and infant. He enjoys reading, playing guitar, listening to music, and hiking.

Phone: 412-440-8323


Rachel Jardini 

Parish Administrator

Rachel grew up in attending church at St. Peter's and has countless fond memories of our youth programs. She is very pleased to serve in the role of Parish Coordinator. When she's not at the church, she keeps busy gardening, managing a rental property, and caring for her child and her dog.

Phone: 412-884-5225


Barbara Heidkamp

Organist and Choir Director

Barb's background includes being a trained violinist. She has been the organist, pianist, and soprano vocalist for St Peter’s Episcopal Church for 15 years. Music has always been her passion and she considers it an honor and pleasure to perform in God’s service. 

Jaclyn Slobodnyak 

Youth Director

Paul Comfort


Wayne Gilchrist