OUR PASTORS & STAFF

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Rev. Dr. Randy Orndorff

Lead Pastor

Email: rorndorff@aldersgate.net

Phone: (703) 765-6555 x602

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 our 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.

Rev. Jonathan Poarch

Associate Pastor

Email: jpoarch@aldersgate.net

Phone: (703) 765-6555 x601

I joined the Aldersgate UMC team in 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. 

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Jill Cox

Church Executive Director

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Tony Pittman

Facilities Manager & Worship Production Lead

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Elaine Woods

Director of Children's Ministries

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Joe Gabalski

Organist

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Christine McElwain

Receptionist

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Molly Johnson

Digital Ministry Coordinator

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Corey Bales

Director of Childcare

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Katie Carbone

Children's Choir Director

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Jane Kratovil

Financial Manager

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Judy Jurkowski

Wellness Coordinator & Director of Congregational Care

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Andreas Barrett

Worship Leader

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Beth Bachmore

Aldersgate Day School Director

For room scheduling, event reservations, wedding scheduling, etc. please contact the Receptionist or call (703) 765-6555.