The Staff of St. Nicholas are other leaders in the congregation, who handle very important parts of our ministry. None of them are full-time, but they all put in the effort of full-time staffers.  

Wyatt Poe, Director of Music: Wyatt is our organist and choirmaster. He works with the Rector and congregation on making beautiful music for our worship. Wyatt is a student at Columbus State University with an organ performance major. You can reach him at






Lindsay Sandoval, Parish Administrator:  Lindsay manages the office at St. Nicholas and supports all the ministries of the Rector and the congregation. She is in the office Monday through Thursday 8:30am to 2:30pm. You can reach her at    







Emily Turner, SNICK Director:  Emily was born and raised in Columbus, Georgia and is what you might call a “cradle Episcopalian.” She grew up attending St. Thomas and was confirmed at Trinity Episcopal after attending the Happening Retreat at Camp Mikell in Toccoa, Georgia. She graduated from Columbus State University in 2009 with her bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and has been a public school teacher in Muscogee County for nine years. In addition to teaching 2nd graders, she is also a bronze level USA wrestling coach. This past February, Emily and her partner, Steven, welcomed their beautiful daughter, Aubrey Claire, into the world. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, kickboxing, playing disc golf and traveling.  You can reach her at