Zachariah Swanson, Pastoral Assistant

Phone: 619-869-1393



Zachariah grew up in the Pacific North West. After graduating from Hellenic College in Boston, he and his wife moved to Tijuana, Mexico to work for over two years at the only Orthodox orphanage in Mexico. He worked as the Project Coordinator building homes and facilitating volunteers. In 2016, Zachariah left project Mexico for seminary, again in Boston, where he graduated in 2019 from the theological school affiliated with Hellenic College: Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. During his time in seminary, he and his family spent three months in Greece learning the Greek language and deepening their faith. 

Zachariah is married to Sophia, and his children are Porphyria, Paisia, and Panayiotis.


Patty Dunlevy, Office Administrator 

Phone: 304-233-0757


Patty Papadimitriou Dunlevy is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College and received her MBA from Wheeling Jesuit University. She worked for 15 years as the Marketing Manager for a global plastics company in Washington, PA before becoming a full-time mother. A lifelong parishioner of St. John the Divine and an active community volunteer, Patty is married to Ryan and mother to Dylan and Danyelle.


Bill Milan, Maintenance 


Bill Milan has been faithfully working for St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church for 21 years. Always with a smile and a good word, he attends to each and every problem that arises in maintaining our church building and community life. Born and raised in the Wheeling area, he enjoys the outdoors and a good conversation. When visiting our community, you will surely hear someone declare, whether because of a problem or in response to a question of our church's history: "ask Bill."