Born and raised in Virginia, Kirk obtained his B.A. from Emory & Henry College and a Master of Divinity from Duke University. He has served in the ministry for 28 years throughout Virginia and served as a delegate to Jurisdictional and General Conference of the United Methodist Church. Kirk arrived at Braddock Street Church in July 2012. Kirk and his wife Stefanie are the parents of two children, Gary and Maggie, both active members in their own churches.
Sean Devolites began serving as a Pastor at Braddock Street in July of 2017. He spent the two years prior serving as one of the pastors of Pleasant Valley UMC in Chantilly, VA. A native of Northern Virginia, Sean brings with him a passion for service, teaching, and sharing stories.
Sean is a husband to Kate, a graduate of Shenandoah University ('16). Together they have one daughter (Mikahla) and one cat (Tessa). Sean has also spent time working in the public school system as a substitute teacher and a track coach. He enjoys running, drinking coffee, cheering for the Stanley Cup champion Capitals, and maintaining hope that the Nationals will one day also reach the promised land.
Rev. Joanna Dietz graduated from the Crane School of Music with her B.A. in Music Education. She was ordained a deacon in the United Methodist Church in June 2010, after attaining her M.A. in Theological Seminary. Through the church setting, Joanna has also worked with Loudoun Cares, a community coalition, as well as numerous denominations of churches, to care for those in need of both physical and spiritual assistance.
Kristin came to Braddock Street Church in October 2002 as the Director of Youth Ministries. She was called to this ministry in 1993 when she started volunteering to help youth understand their call into missions. Life was never the same again! In 2009, Kristin completed her studies at Wesley Theological Seminary with Certification in Youth Ministry. In addition to spending time with her two awesome boys, Garrett (attends Lord Fairfax Community College) and Parker (who also attend her youth group), she enjoys running and reading.
Patty was born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia. She began serving in children's ministry in 1993 at Braddock Street Church and in 2001 began serving as the Children's Ministry Coordinator as a volunteer. Patty worked with special education students in the local public school system while volunteering at our church. A full-time employee at Braddock Street Church since 2005, she completed her studies in 2009 at Wesley Theological Seminary with Certification in Christian Education. Her passion in ministry is sharing the truth of Jesus and that God is with us and all children. Patty and her husband, Scott have one daughter, Sydney, who is a nurse in Charleston, S.C.
Appointed Minister of Music July 1, 2018, George Amos is the director of the Sanctuary Choir, New Voices Ensemble, Joyful Ringers, Youth Bel Canto, Children's Choir and the Braddock Street Church Praise Band.
George started with Braddock Street United Methodist Church in 1987 as a scholarship student in his freshman year at the Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University where he would earn his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music in Conducting. As Associate Minister of Music, George helped direct the Children's Choirs, Youth Choirs, Hand Bell Choirs and Adult Choirs.
Frank, a graduate of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, comes to us from the Western Penna. United Methodist Conference. He served five local church appointments, completing his thirty-six years of active ministry as Superintendent of the Connellsville District. He and his wife Becky reside in Martinsburg, WV.