Staff & Clergy

Meet our Staff and Clergy!

Click on the images below to find out more about the folks working in front of and behind the scenes to sustain and grow St. John's ministries in the city and the world, shaping each week's liturgies, designing and teaching classes, taking care of our building, caring for parishioners of all ages, giving back to our neighbors, and being involved in our surrounding community in a wide range of ways. 

Photos by Kathryn Feldmann and Cara Ellen Modisett.

Michael Milam

Minister of Music


Michael Milam has served as minister of music since 2022 and has served as assistant minister of music since 2000. He is in his 26th year as a music educator in Botetourt County Public Schools, where he serves as music specialist at Cloverdale Elementary School and Troutville Elementary School and also serves as Elementary Fine Arts Lead Teacher. A native of Princeton, West Virginia, he holds bachelor's and master's degrees in music education from Concord University and Virginia Tech and has taught music at all levels, preschool through college. He holds Level III Orff Schulwerk certification with additional master class experience. Mike has been involved in church music since high school. Prior to coming to St. John's, he served as organist at Raleigh Court United Methodist Church and Thrasher Memorial United Methodist Church.