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Gerrard Fess

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

Lead Minister at Church of Christ at Hagerstown

June 2008

A preacher-teacher for a church in Maryland. Leader, innovator, communicator .... and having a heart for Jesus.

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 store’s policies.

Youth Minister at Corner House Christian Church

May 1995 - October 1997

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.

Gerrard Fess's Education

Anderson University's School of Theology

Masters of Religious


Mid- Atlantic Christian University

1991 – 1995

Bachelors

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.

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