WELCOME TO OUR NEW YOUTH DIRECTOR, NATHAN TAYLOR:
Nathan (Nate) will be on staff beginning May 1, 2013. Nathan is a native Virginian. He grew up in the Church of the Brethren and maintains a beard from his Anabaptist and Pietist heritage. He hopes to compete in the World Beard and Mustache Championships one day. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008 with a B.S. in Psychology. Nate is no stranger to youth ministry; he is celebrating a decade in ministry this year! He spent 7 summers in camping ministry and over 3 years as a Director of Youth Ministry at First United Methodist Church of Marquette, Michigan. Nate’s focus in ministry is to creatively imagine scripture in a way that brings it to life and keeps it relevant. Nate will be celebrating one year of marriage to his wife Natasha in May! Nate’s hobbies are varied and many; he enjoys painting, singing, photography, kayaking, zip lines, playing his ukulele, and sitting in nature. Nate is ecstatic to join River Road UMC and wants to make himself available so please feel free to contact him and get to know him.
WELCOME TO OUR NEW AUDIO/VIDEO OPERATOR, ZACH ROBERTS