Our Leadership



Joel has always been fascinated by the intersection of body, mind and spirit as well as how to sustain creativity, energy and vitality. He seeks to connect others with God's love, grace and promise in Jesus Christ through preaching, teaching and coaching that marries real life with faith and practice.  Joel has been the Pastor/Head of Staff of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Richmond, VA since 2002.

As a Life Coach, Joel partners with individuals, couples, families and teams to discover greater focus, purpose, and fulfillment in life, work and relationships  ().

As a Courage & Renewal Facilitator prepared to use the Circles of Trust® approach (as described in Parker J. Palmer's book, A Hidden Wholeness), Joel shows people a way to reconnect who they are with what they do. (www.couragerenewal.org).

He has a BS in Language Arts (English, Literature, and Theater) and a Masters of Divinity. He is currently working on his 200 hour certification as a Strategic Interventionist and Marriage Educator with Robbins-Madanes Training ().

In his spare time, Joel enjoys a good nap.

Worship With Us This Sunday in-person and Online @ 10 AM

Watch ONlineGive NOW