Meet the Team

Staff

Rev. Dr. Tony Prinsen

Pastor Tony has an easy laugh and a heart for living out Jesus’ call to serve, invite, and worship with all ages. He was called by Emmanuel Lutheran Church in January 2018 following previous ministries…

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Rev. Lydia Posselt

Pastor Lydia is a lifelong Lutheran who loves to try new things. She joined Emmanual in December 2020 after serving in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, though she grew up in Wisconsin and attended Wartburg College…

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Kathy Uffleman

Kathy Uffelman

Before joining Emmanuel in 2008, Kathy served as Education/Family Minister at Saint Andrew in Centreville, Virginia for 11 years.  She is crazy about the ELCA, considers herself a Jesus Freak, passionate about sharing her faith…

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Robert Morehead

Robert Morehead

Robert has been Emmanuel’s Director of Music since 2016 and is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. Robert began his organ studies in Germany and counts Tassilo Schlenther, Anita Greenlee, W. Robert Morrison, and Stephen C….

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Christian Marbach

Christian Marbach

Christian joined the Emmanuel team in February 2020. Growing up in Texas, he was blessed to have a youth group that went to church camp and met regularly. He has worked at churches and camps…

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David Campbell

David has served in the role of Office Manager at Emmanuel since May of 2015.  While his education is in business administration and he spent well over a decade working in finance and accounting, he…

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Evoke Engagement Experts

Emmanuel Lutheran Church is proud to partner in ministry with Evoke Engagement Experts for our communication processes and channels. Evoke is the dream of a husband and wife who are passionate about the church, God,…

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Thomas Redding

Thomas (Tom) Redding joined the Emmanuel staff as the Church Administrator in July 2020. Tom was born and raised in Maryland and holds a MBA from Darden Business School at University of Virginia. Tom established…

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Phil Charlwood

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Kara Rider

Kara Rider

Kara joined Emmanuel in February of 2017 as a part time bookkeeper. She enjoys supporting the staff and our wonderful volunteers with their needs for info as to financial items for ELC. She also enjoys…

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Jenny Reinhart

Jenny’s family moved to Vienna,VA in 1970 and joined Emmanuel Lutheran Church, where she was active in Sunday School and was later confirmed. She really enjoyed Luther League (i.e. Youth Group) as a teenager and…

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Maureen Barrett

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Geoff Pemble

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Terry Olenchuk

Terry has been a member of Emmanuel’s praise band, “Revelation”, since 2008.  In 2017, he assumed the role of Revelation Administrator, where he is responsible for all the source material, software, and slides for the…

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Selenia Marquina

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Germaine Marquina

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Congregation Council

Bob Thomas

President

Steve Montgomery

Vice President

Jeanine Montgomery

Treasurer

Gerri Walsh

Council Secretary

Mary Michelsen

Communications • Information Technology • Preschool

Katie McCulloch

Congregational Life • Health and Healing • Worship

Kristi Bubb

Community • Missions • Youth

Katie Ballintine

Property • Stewardship

Shannon Gray

Faith Formation • Nursery • Small Groups

Matt Brown