Key Contacts

Staff Directory 

All extensions are on the church's main number, 202.332.4010 

Ginger Gaines-Cirelli  (email)
Senior Pastor

GingerA good pastime – Porch sitting/people watching or Hiking

A good book/movie – I love movies! Too many good ones to mention!

A good sightseeing place around DC area – National Gallery of Art

Read her full bio.

Dawn M. Hand 
Executive Pastor/Chief of Staff

Dawn HandA good pastime – Time in the great outdoors, watching TV

A good book/movie – Steele Magnolias

A good sightseeing place around DC area – Monuments and Memorials in the evening


Lani Willbanks
Church Business Administrator
ext. 223

William E. Green
Associate Pastor/Director of Connecting
Ministries
ext. 228

Will Green

A good pastime – kayaking, furniture refinishing, or hiking

A good sightseeing place around DC area – the street! When you’re out on your feet there’s always something wonderful to see and someone wonderful to encounter.


Ben Roberts
Associate Pastor/Director of Social Justice
Ministries
ext. 224

BenA good pastime – Surfing; tennis

A good book/movie – Monty Python’s Holy Grail

A good sightseeing place around DC area – Old Post Office Tower

Stanley J. Thurston
Director of Music Ministries
ext. 256

Stanley ThurstonA good pastime – Cooking

A good book/movie – White Christmas

A good sightseeing place around DC area – Rooftop of Kennedy Center

Whitney Kinsey
Director of Family Ministries
ext. 222

A good pastime – figure skating 

A good book/movie – The Passage by J. Cronin or Pastrix by Nadia Bolz-Weber

A good sightseeing place around DC area – Capitol Hill


Jackie Wright-Martin 
ID Ministry/Financial Assistant


Jill Stevenson
Mission Possible Phase II Project Manager

Jasper Travis
Office Manager
ext. 210


Phil Carney
Welcome Desk Administrative Assistant
ext. 210

Phil CarneyA good pastime – Photography; Gardening

A good book/movie – The Man Who Would be King

A good sightseeing place around DC area – Dumbarton Oaks Garden in Georgetown; Smithsonian Butterfly Exhibit

Erica Hollins, Carl Long, Sarah Gingold
Administrative Assistants

Rosa Vega
Hospitality Host

RosaA good pastime – Knitting

A good book/movie – Comedy movies

A good sightseeing place around DC area – Native American Museum


Alice Chang
Wedding Coordinator

Alice ChangA good pastime – Reading

A good book/movie – Comedy movies

A good sightseeing place around DC area – FDR Memorial

Chasta Piatakovas
Childcare Coordinator

ChastaA good pastime – Kickboxing

A good book/movie – 12 Years a Slave

A good sightseeing place around DC area – National Air & Space Museum


Sekethia Farrow, Michele Wright
Childcare Providers

Alice Chang

Thomas Daniels
Custodian 

Thomas DanielsA good pastime – Playing with grandkids

A good book/movie – Cooley High

A good sightseeing place around DC area – Monuments

Jamie Darken, Eric Lee,
Lee Kathenes and Wayne Nelson
Sound Technicians

Lee  Jamie Darken