Clergy and Staff

The Right Reverend John Guernsey, our bishop, and his wife The Reverend Meg Guernsey.   Bishop Guernsey is the bishop of the Mid-Atlantic Diocese of the Anglican Church of North America (ACNA).  He resides in Woodbridge, VA.  Watch videos of Bishop Guernsey teaching on prayer and preaching on Sunday here: and his testimony here:


The Rev. Dr. Craig Stephans has been Rector of Church of the Redeemer since February 2010.  He is married to Missy and has children Madeline and Jack (dogs Marius and Ellie.) Craig was ordained to the priesthood by the Rt. Rev. John Guernsey, Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic of the Anglican Church of North America. He graduated in 2009 with a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity School for Ministry outside Pittsburgh and in 2019 with a Doctor of Ministry degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in KY. Craig grew up in Edmond, OK and accepted a soccer scholarship to The Citadel in Charleston, SC from where he received a BA in English and an M.Ed in Counseling.  He and Missy worked professionally in Charleston, SC before leaving for seminary in 2007.  Read more at

The Reverend Dr. Fred Moncla, a retired OB-GYN physician, serves the church as ordained deacon.  He leads morning prayer each morning at the church, helps to plan and assist with worship and provides pastoral care to many, including his handful of children and grandchildren at the church.

The Reverend Jessica Lee, Children’s Pastor, is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary and Virginia Military Institute.  She was ordained to the priesthood in July 2012 by Bishop John Guernsey.  Jessica is married to Evan who helps lead worship music.  You can watch a sermon by Jessica here:

The Rev. Susan Witwer serves the church as a Deacon and leads a ministry of pastoral care to residents of nursing homes and church members who are homebound.  Susan is married to Dr. Tim Witwer and has two children, Timmy and Laura, and three beautiful grandchildren.

The Rev. James & Wendy Glover

Jim and Wendy Glover

 The Rev. James Glover serves Church of the Redeemer as an Ordained Methodist Pastor-in-Residence.  Jim often shares his gifts of preaching and ministry at other churches in our community.  He is also a published author.  Wendy is our Organist and Director of the Choir.



Tim Gravgaard serves as the Parish Administrator and Treasurer. Tim and his family moved here from Italy in 2005. He retired from the Navy in 2009 after 26 years of active duty. Tim is married to Maureen Gravgaard and has three daughters, three granddaughters and three dogs. He holds degrees from Wayland Baptist University (BSOE), Capella University (MS), Mid-Atlantic Christian University (BA) and a Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Governance from North Park University.