Clergy & Staff

The Rev. Brian W. Oldfield, Rector

Fr. Oldfield was born and raised in Dothan, Alabama where he met his wife, Morgan Clarissa in their last year of high school. Both graduated from The University of Alabama (Morgan twice!), were married, and then headed north to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where Fr. Brian graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in 2016. His first call was to Holy Trinity Church (APA) where he served three years under the tutelage of Fr. Brad Cunningham as Curate and Assisting Priest. Fr. Oldfield helped to launch Lindisfarne Hall, a classical Christian parochial school, and served as a teacher and School Administrator. Fr. Oldfield cares deeply about evangelism and propagating the Gospel of Jesus Christ to an unbelieving world as well as classical Christian education. He and Morgan have two sons: William Davis (3) and Thomas Alexander (1).

Dss. M. Clare Burgess, Ministry Coordinator

Dss. Clare was born in Germany into a career Army family.  She graduated from high school in Columbia, South Carolina and joined the U.S. Air Force in 1986, serving for 29 years as an intelligence analyst in many parts of the world.  A veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, she retired in 2015 as a Chief Master Sergeant.  During her last three years in the Air Force, she responded to the Lord’s call, being the first to complete the inaugural Deaconess track of study at Logos House of Theological Studies in May 2015. Dss. Clare is passionate about the building up of the kingdom of Christ and especially in the spiritual development of women and children.  She also leads the Altar Guild and directs the the thriving Food Pantry Ministry.

Charlie Manship, Organist & Choirmaster

Charlie is a Florida native who has played organ and directed choirs for over 40 years, overlapping with his service in the Air Force working on a variety of satellite & launch programs.  Over the years, he has played for Anglican parishes in Charleston, SC, Merritt Island, FL; San Pedro, CA; Dayton, OH, Centreville, VA; Colorado Springs, CO; and Alexandria, VA before coming to St Paul’s in 2013. Since returning to Brevard, Charlie continues to divide his time between the launch business at Cape Canaveral, and his love for traditional Anglican music here at St Paul’s.  In his spare time, he is also a member of the musical production staff at the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse. Charlie and his wife Kathleen, a native of Merritt Island, have a son and daughter-in-law in Austin, TX, and a daughter in New York City.

Cheryl Unterburger, Thrift Shop Manager

Cheryl grew up in Ohio and lived in the same home her grandfather built. All that changed after she married her late husband, The Rev. Cn. Ray Unterburger. Moving more than 20 times in their 43 year marriage, they finally settled permanently in Melbourne, Florida in 2011. Cheryl raised their two children, as well as worked as a secretary in several industries including law, insurance, and medicine, having the pleasure of working at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Hospital while living in Maryland. She now manages the parish thrift store, Angels in the Attic, where she oversees 40+ volunteers. In her spare time she enjoys time with her daughter and granddaughter, reading, kayaking and quilting.

Debbie Bunker, Parish Coordinator

Originally from Walpole, Massachusetts, Debbie moved to Florida shortly marrying Kevin in 1986. The Bunkers have three grown sons; two of which are still in Florida and the other in Michigan. Debbie has been Parish Coordinator and Bookkeeper at Saint Paul’s Church since 2004. She enjoys her position helping to run all the parish operations, as well as working closely with the parish family and local community.

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