Our Pastor

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Very Rev. J. Scott Winchel

Pastor of St. Joseph

Father Winchel, a native of Peculiar, Missouri was appointed Pastor of St. Joseph’s on July 1, 2016. His previous assignments were Parochial Vicar at St. Anne’s in Columbus, Georgia, Parochial Vicar at St. Mary’s on the Hill in Augusta, Georgia, and Pastor at St. Theresa’s in Cordele, Georgia. Father Winchel received a B.A. in Philosophy from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland in 2006, and Masters of Divinity from Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland in 2009.

He currently serves as the Vicar Forane for the Macon Deanery and on the Priest Personnel Committee for the Diocese of Savannah.