Meet Our Team

Devie Ellis
  • Pastor

The Rev. R. Devie Ellis

Pastor Devie accepted her call to St. Martin in 1993.  Her previous calls were to a 3 point parish, with her husband David.  Together they shepherded St. Paul in St. Johnsville, NY,  Crum Creek Evangelical Lutheran in Crum Creek, NY and St. James Lutheran in Starkville, NY.  Also, a 2 parish ministry to Trinity Lutheran, Stone Arabia, NY and St. John and St. Mark in Canajoharie, NY.  

Pastor Devie is a graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia with a B.S. in Secondary Education.  She has a Master of Divinity from The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.     

Pastor Devie is married to The Rev. David Ellis(retired)  and they have 3 daughters: Elizabeth, Kathryn, and Laura.  She is "Grammy" to Andrew and Olivia and "Mom" to Dory, the dog.


Wendy Lange - Church Secretary

Julien Thiele - Organist


Church Council:

  • President - Jessica Dows
  • Vice President - Jim Wanamaker
  • Secretary - Brian Carter
  • Tresurer - Jeffrey Thiele


  • Sarah Bohnstadt
  • Tim Giberson
  • Sue Panek 
  • Jim Wanamaker


  • Rick Bush
  • Brian Carter
  • Sue Orum
  • Joe Stein


Financial Secretary - Steve Knab