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Clergy And Staff

Rev. Matt Laney, Senior Pastor

Rev. Matthew Laney serves as Senior Pastor of Virginia-Highland Church. Prior to answering the call at our church, Matt has served churches in Vermont, Michigan and Connecticut. He is a regular contributor to the UCC’s Daily Devotional and sits on their editorial board. He is also the author of the fantasy book, Pride Wars – the first in a trilogy.

Learn more about Rev. Laney here.


Rev. Claudia Aguilar R.

Associate Pastor for Justice and Witness
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Randy Elkins

Director of Music
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Jeff Ayers

Director of Worship
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Brianna Gilliam

Assistant Director of Music
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David Gillespie

Executive Director of Outreach
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Jocelyn Wildhack

Director of Children's Ministry
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