OUR STAFF

PASTORS

Rev. Dr. Randy Orndorff - Lead Pastor

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I joined the Aldersgate UMC team in the summer of 2019. I have served two prior appointments at Riverton UMC and Culpeper UMC. Aldersgate is a wonderful church with lots of great missions, ministries, small groups, and great people who love God, each other and their neighbors.

I enjoy meeting people and watching them grow in faith, mission and ministry using their gifts and talents. I enjoy leadership training and development and helping to build teams where people work together collaboratively for good.

I enjoy being part of mission work, spending time outdoors, and being with my family.

I am married to Lee Anne and we have 2 grown sons and 3 grandsons. We lost our daughter, Kelsey, in 2008 in a car accident. 

We enjoy traveling to adventurous places, hiking, and spending some quiet time at out little cottage on Gwynn’s Island on the Chesapeake Bay.

I am so blessed to be serving here at Aldersgate with a great staff and Leadership team. 

Come join us and let’s grow together.

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Rev. Jonathan Poarch - Pastor

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I am excited to join Aldersgate UMC as of July 2021. I previously served Beulah UMC in Richmond for three years as the associate pastor. Prior to that appointment, I spent time at Duke Divinity School getting my Master of Divinity degree. In ministry, I am passionate about creating new forms of church through Fresh Expression ministries and seeing God move in the community. I am married to my wife Vanessa and we are the proud parents of our dog Toto. I enjoy spending time outdoors hiking, mountain biking, and viewing wildlife. I am a native of Nebraska and an avid sports fan. I am grateful to join what God is doing at Aldersgate. 

STAFF

Corey Bales
Director of Child Care

Andreas Barrett
Director of Contemporary Service & Saturday Music (x609) 

Katie Carbone
Children’s Choir Director 

Diane Gillespie
Receptionist (x603)

Ernest Johnson
Director of Adult Choirs (x617) 

Molly Johnson

Director of Youth and College Ministry (x615)

Deborah Jones

Director of Handbells (x625)

Judy Jurkowski

Wellness Coordinator & Director of Congregational Care (x626)

Tony Pittman

Worship Producer (x608)  

Elizabeth Miller

Organist (x641) 

Lindsay Moses

Facilities Manager

Terri Phillips 

Administrative Director (x600) 

Elaine Woods 

Director of Children’s Ministries (x616) 

Finance 

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