Pastor Randy 02-08-09Randy Lohr, Pastor

Pastor Randy began his ministry at Christ The King in March of 2009. Before his call to CTK Randy served the ELCA as pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Waynesboro, VA for 18 years. He grew up in Virginia Beach. He is a graduate of the College of William & Mary and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Between college and seminary he traveled with Lutheran Youth Encounter as part of their East Coast Regional Musical Ministry Team – Common Bread. Pastor Randy and his wife Nancy have two children Graham and Natalie. In Randy’s spare time he enjoys music, sports, especially surfing and the endless search for the perfect wave and the perfect IPA.

Pastor Christopher CarrChristopher Carr, Pastor

Pastor Chris was called as one of our pastors in July 2014 and began serving in September.  His previous call was to Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Sidney, Virginia.  Chris grew up in and around Dayton, Ohio and first came to Virginia after joining the U.S. Navy.  He served 7 years in the Navy and was honorably discharged in June 1995.  Pastor Chris is also a graduate of the College of William and Mary in Virginia (Go Tribe!), where he was blessed to meet his wife, Jennifer.  He holds a Master of Divinity (M.Div) and a Master of Sacred Theology (STM) from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio, where he had the good fortune to study worship leadership under The Rev. Dr. Walter Huffman, Christ the King’s first pastor.  During that time he also took the opportunity to study abroad for a term in East Africa, at Makumira Lutheran Theological Seminary near Arusha, Tanzania, and to attend a study trip to the Holy Land.  Pastor Chris is a singer and a biblical storyteller.  He enjoys reading, gardening and home improvement projects.  Jennifer and Chris have one daughter, Susanna, who is their primary source of entertainment.

CBW_8291Lindy Moore, Administrative Assistant

Lindy Moore joined the staff of Christ The King in January of 2012. Lindy is a Richmond native. Lindy always wears a smile and shares the joy of the Lord in her work. Lindy is the Music Director at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Richmond. She has been a church musician since she was 12. Lindy married her high school sweetheart Doug and they have five boys. Yes five. Besides her love of music, she enjoys the beach, always, and the time with her family. Lindy is a graduate of Strayer University, Richmond.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIan Patrick, Cornerstone Band Leader

Ian has been a member of Cornerstone since the fall of 2010 and has been leading the band since September 2011. One of his favorite sayings is, “Music is what feelings sound like”, and he believes that music brings us closer to God in worship and throughout our lives. Ian is a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in Richmond Virginia and his personal interests include soccer, skiing, and golf. He is an active member of the James River Association and the James River Advisory Council, and is a volunteer for Junior Achievement and Habitat for Humanity. Ian has two daughters and resides in Midlothian, Virginia.

beverleyBeverley Edwards, Organist and Choir Director

Beverley became the Organist and Director of Choirs at Christ The King in 2012. She leads our Adult Choir, Bell Choir and Children’s choir, providing special music throughout the year and accompanies the 8:30 Worship Service on our Casavant Opus 3108 Pipe Organ. Beverley received her Masters of Music from East Carolina University and served congregations in North Carolina before moving to Virginia when her husband Michael received a call to serve as pastor of May Memorial Baptist Church in Powhatan. Beverley has three children and three pianos. (I made that up – I don’t know how many pianos she has) In her first year at Christ The King she developed a children’s choir that inspires all of our faith on a regular basis with the beautiful sounds of little ones lifting their voices to God.