Hi, I'm Gerrard Fess. I work for a Church in Virginia.
My name is Gerrard Fess Husband, Father, Minister, pastor, friend, peer, mentor, writer, Christ Follower, messy, and broken.. Gerrard is married to his college sweetheart, Valerie for over 16years. They have 3 children: Kendra, Nicole, and Brian. Currently Gerrard resides in Ashland, Virginia. Prior to coming to Virginia – Gerrard was a preacher in Maryland and held several youth ministries in NC,VA and Ohio. He is a published author, as well as a messy disciple still on the journey of faith. He dreams of driving a zamboni for an NHL game.
Gerrard Fess's Background
Gerrard Fess's Experience
Minister at Bonnie Brae Church of Christ
March 2013 - Present | Henrico, VA
I get to preach, teach, and be Jesus' hands and feet to others.
Youth & Family Pastor at Cary Christian Church
July 2003 - March 2008
Youth Minister at Liberty Christian Church
July 1999 - July 2003
Managed a youth ministry and worked as the interim pastor for two years for a church of 60. The Church had a school of over 200 students. I helped design and implemented programs to help the family ministry grow. While at Liberty Christian: Pastoral staff helped hired senior pastor and office management. Participated in a 2.2 million dollar building program for the Christian school.
Counseled and helped in times of tragedy with 9-11 and DC sniper situation nearby.
Church attendance increased by 100%. Volunteered as a chaplain and teacher.
Associate - Manager at KB Toys
November 1998 - July 1999
Handpicked from being an Associate to become the Assistant Manager of the store. Helped develop and maintain the storeâs policies.
Youth Minister at Corner House Christian Church
May 1995 - October 1997
Lead Minister at Church of Christ at Hagerstown
A preacher-teacher for a church in Maryland. Leader, innovator, communicator .... and having a heart for Jesus.
Gerrard Fess's Education
Anderson University's School of Theology
Masters of Religious
Mid- Atlantic Christian University
1991 – 1995
Concentration: Bible/ Youth Ministry/ Counseling
Cayuga Secondary School
1986 – 1991
Gerrard Fess's Interests & Activities
Blogging, hiking, reading, hockey and the occasion dancing in the rain.