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Our Staff

Andrew Conrad, Senior Pastor

andrewBorn in Irving, Texas, and raised in Naples, Florida, Andrew Conrad attended Covenant College near Chattanooga, Tennesee. While at Covenant College Andrew studied Sociology and Youth Ministry and played on the soccer team. After marrying his wife, Michelle from Fredericksburg, Virginia, they moved to St. Louis where Andrew attended Covenant Theological Seminary and worked as a Youth Director.

After receiving a Masters of Divinity from Covenant, Andrew and his family moved to Richmond, Virginia where he served as Associate Pastor of Youth Ministry for eight years. In July of 2005, he began the work of starting Spring Run Presbyterian Church. Andrew and Michelle live in Woodlake. They have four children (Hanan, Riley, Clara, and Ethan) and one grandchild.   Contact Andrew


Brian Fletcher, Associate Pastor

brianBrian was born and raised in Midlothian. He became a Christian through the ministry of Young Life in high school. Brian was on staff with Young Life for 14 years. He received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, his Masters of Divinity and his Doctorate of Ministry Degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. Brian and his wife Julie have three children; Taylor, Tessa, and Molly. Brian loves to fish, read and develop resources to help people grow in their relationship with Christ. You can check out his website at www.gospelchange.comContact Brian

 

Jake Ruefer, Director of Youth Ministries

jake headshotBorn at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia, Jake grew up in a military family that spent several years in Ohio, Hawaii, Germany, and eventually northern Virginia. Jake was homeschooled for his entire life until attending James Madison University. Throughout high school and college, Jake spent several years interning with church youth programs and summer camps. After graduating and marrying his wife, Moriah, in 2017, they moved to Charlottesville where he worked for a property management company for two years. Sensing a call to youth ministry, Jake and Moriah moved to Woodlake to attend Spring Run.

Jake is an avid film fan, loves to play guitar, read, play sports, and dominate at Spikeball.  Contact Jake

 

Taylor Fletcher, Worship Director

taylorTaylor has been a part of Spring Run since it was planted. His membership on the worship team has constantly been active and started on bass and has now transitioned to multiple instruments including guitar and vocals.

Taylor received his Bachelor’s in Music with a focus in String Education from James Madison University. He is a licensed teacher in the Commonwealth of VA certified in Instrumental and Choral Music Prek-12. He is also a certified GAMA Guitar teacher and received continuing education credits through Ohio State University and Virginia Commonwealth University. Apart from serving as a section and principal bassist in multiple different orchestras, Taylor also has led worship services throughout Virginia in a variety of capacities. He spent time leading with Young Life and was actively involved with his church in Harrisonburg, Covenant Presbyterian.

Taylor and his wife Rachel have been happily married since 2015. Rachel runs a floral design business for weddings. They live with their daughter Adelaide, who was born in 2016. They are currently expecting a second child in April 2019 and love being a part of Spring Run. They also love spending time binge-watching different t.v. shows (The Office, Brooklyn 99, etc.) and going to Charlottesville on a whim. Contact Taylor

 

Elizabeth Koneru, Director of Children's Ministry

elizabethElizabeth, born and raised in Port Clinton, OH, grew up living a lake life until heading to Ohio University where she received her Bachelor's of Science in Communications. She majored in Organizational Communications and minored in Marketing & Management. Elizabeth spent years in Chicago working for The National Association of REALTORS in Strategic Alliances. Elizabeth and her husband Bob then ventured to MA and NC and became parents to two amazing children; Isabelle and Kalyan.

Elizabeth and her family moved to VA in July 2018. For the past three years, Elizabeth served as the Nursery Coordinator at Hope Presbyterian in Winston Salem, NC. Elizabeth was very active in her church; as a staff member, youth group leader and a teen mentor as well as co-directing VBS. Elizabeth is excited for the opportunity to share the gospel with all the children and be a part of Spring Run. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys going to the Y, shopping, playing with her kids and discovering all the fun things VA has to offer! Contact Elizabeth


Martha Nice, Office Administrator

Martha was born in Monterey, CA but as an Army brat, grew up living in multiple states before landing in Northern Virginia during High School. She and her husband, Ed, moved to the Richmond area in 2005. They have 2 teenage children, Jeremiah and Samantha.

As a founding member of Spring Run Presbyterian Church, Martha performed many administrative functions and played an integral role in inviting people to church when the church was in its infancy. All these years later, she is excited to be on staff and continue serving the church. Martha enjoys supporting her children in all their activities, and spending time with friends and family. Contact Martha 


Joy Roberts, Finance/IT Administrator

Joy was born and raised in Hampton, VA. She and her husband, married and relocated to Richmond in 1997. They have one awesome son, Jack. After many attempts to find a church home, an invite to the SRPC Ladies’ Bible Study brought their family to Spring Run Presbyterian Church in 2008.

She holds a degree in Computer Networking/Web Development and was blessed to be able to put her career on hold to focus on her husband and son. She is excited at the opportunity God provided to work part-time and serve her SRPC family. In her “free” time Joy enjoys volunteering, all things techy, vacation planning, homemaking and spending time with friends. Contact Joy