Bio coming soon
Rev. Mr. Larry Chatmon
Deacon Larry has over 24 years of progressively responsible experience in the non-profit and government sectors with demonstrated expertise in management, administration and program development. He has served with the Bay Area Urban League, a civil-rights non-profit organization, where he began as a Senior Field Representative and worked his way up to become Vice-President of Programs/Operations. He is recently retired, after 16 years with the City and County of San Francisco Department of Human Services where he successfully planned, directed and implemented the One-Stop Employment Services System and planned, implemented and managed the new Food-Stamp Employment and Training Program resulting in a 10 million dollar yearly general fund savings for San Francisco. He is a graduate of the Bay Area Social Services Consortium Executive Management Development Program - 2004 (UC Berkeley) and has received a Certificate of Merit – Public Managerial Excellence Award 2003 from the Mayor’s Municipal Fiscal Advisory Committee and a San Francisco County Award for Innovative One-Stop Electronic System – 2000, and is a past President of the Bay Area Association of Black Social Workers. He has been a member of St. Paul of the Shipwreck for 29 years and has served in the ministries of RCIA, Lector, Eucharistic minister, Youth minister, IVS Gospel choir, Finance Council, Ministers of Christian Service, Parish Council, Prison Ministry, Men’s Prayer group, Knights of St. Peter Claver, Art & Environment and Liturgy Committee. He was ordained in 2006 and serves on the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council, Diaconate Formation Advisory Committee, National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus - Executive Board of Directors, National Association of Black Catholic Deacons- Vice-President, and various other community, civic and non-profit volunteer groups.
Rev. Mr. Sergio Gomez
Deacon Bio coming soon
Sr. Estela Martinez, MFP
Pastoral Associate Bio coming soon
Loretta Steele Chatmon
Development Director / Business Manager
Loretta, wife of Deacon Larry Chatmon and the mother of their four adult children – Lawrence (wife - Danielle), Kevin, Reneé and Darryl, and one adorable granddaughter, Sophia Liv. She has been an active member of St. Paul of the Shipwreck since 1984. Her ministries have included Co-coordinator of RCIA, Youth Ministry Coordinator, Coordinator of the Ministers of Christian Service, Member of Liturgy Committee, Dr. Martin Luther King Mass Moderator, Pentecost Revival Moderator and Coordinator of the Anchor's of Shipwreck (volunteer fund-raising group). Professionally, she had 32 years of International Banking experience (starting in the accounting department, foreign exchange department, loans and deposits department, syndications department, compliance department and Project Coordinator), before retiring as an AVP in 2009. She considers being able to apply her professional experience and skills, with her passion for ministry work in the church, as very rewarding.
Rev. Daniel Carter
Ministry and Support Team