Church Staff
 
Dr. Bart Purdy, Senior Pastor

Dr. Bart Purdy, Senior Pastor

Bart is a native of the Northern Virginia area, as were his parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents before him. He graduated from Thomas A. Edison High School in 1977.
 
Bart earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Averett University in Danville, Virginia in 1981, and his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina in 1984. While in seminary he completed a basic unity of Clinical Pastoral Education from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey in 2007.
 
During seminary Bart served as the student pastor of the Frank Price Memorial Church in Wilson, North Carolina. After seminary he was the Associate Pastor of Chestnut Hill Baptist Church in Lynchburg before becoming pastor at Virginia Hills Baptist Church in 1987.
 
Bart is married to Jeannine, who is a social worker with Fairfax County. They have a son named Benjamin and daughter named Justine. 
 
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Mr. Wilson Riley Associate Pastor

Mr. Wilson Riley
Associate Pastor

 
 
Wilson was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. He graduated from Thomas A. Edison High School in 1970.  He was a member of Virginia Hills Baptist Church until 1970.  He and his wife returned to VHBC in 2013.  
Wilson earned his Associate Degree in Ministry from Freedom Bible College and Seminary in Washington DC in 2002. He also earned Basic and Advanced studies in Bible from Calvary Road Institute in 2008. In 2011, Wilson earned a General Bible Degree from Liberty Bible Institute in Lynchburg, VA.
Wilson has taught Sunday school, lead a senior group, lay pastor for seniors and shut-ins. He has lead a home study group on handling grief.
 
Wilson is married to Patti who recently retired as registrar for Alexandria City Public Schools. They have  four grandchildren and survive their daughter Kim and son Christian who are both deceased.
 
Wilson says, “It feels good to be back home at Virginia Hills Baptist Church.”
 
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Janice Clark Minister of Music

Ms. Janice Clark
Minister of Music

 
Mr. Danny Adams Youth Director

Mr. Danny Adams
Youth Director

 
Danny was born in Arlington, VA and raised locally attending Cameron Elementary, Twain Middle and Edison High School. He was an active member of the youth group of Sunset Hills Baptist Church, where he was an active member for the first 30 years of his life.
Danny attended Marymount University in Arlington, graduating with a degree in Early Childhood Education in 1987. He has taught second, third and fourth grades at Rose Hill Elementary for 25 years.
Danny has been the Youth Director at VHBC for over 10 years. He enjoys working with the youth of the church immensely. God has richly blessed Danny over the past 10 years of working with the youth, helping them to learn more about God and Christ and serving the community alongside of them. He enjoys going on the summer youth mission trips. Danny continues to be the Director of our summer drama camps for kids.
Youth Group is an active and vibrant part of VHBC and Danny is thankful to be a part of this loving community of believers.
 
 
Mr. Andrew Miller Accompanist

Mr. Andrew Miller
Accompanist

 
Andrew Miller is an accomplished musician. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Christopher Newport University in May 2010. In 2013, he earned his Master of Music in Performance. He will continue on to study for his Doctor of Music Arts in Performance.
Andy has been teaching piano privately since 2011, and currently has 20 students. He has worked for the Eastern Virginia School for the Performing Arts where he coached students both privately and in studio settings. Andy has been with VHBC as Organist for more than five years. He is a native of the Northern Virginia area, growing up in Springfield and is an active performer in the area as a soloist and accompanist. Andy and his wife Laura were married in June 2013.
 
 
 
Ms. Christine Page

Ms. Christine Page Preschool Director

 
 
Christine is a native of the Washington, DC area. In fact, she has never lived anywhere else, except to attend college. She received her Associate degree in Business Administration from Northern Virginia Community College and her Bachelor’s in Business Management & Finance from Virginia Tech. She has returned to school and recently received her Early Childhood Education Certificate, and is working toward a Master's Degree as well.
Christine has been married to Eddie Page since 1989 and they have two adult sons, Michael and Christopher.  Their family came to Virginia Hills over 20 years ago and stayed because of the wonderful welcoming atmosphere both in the church and especially in the nursery.
Christine’s career began in the insurance industry where she worked both as an agent and on the association side of the industry, but her real love has always been children. When the position of Preschool Director became available at Virginia Hills, her home church, she felt God calling her there.
 
Christine is excited to have completed over five years as Director of the preschool and loves her job. God has blessed her with the opportunity to help manage this mission of Virginia Hills Baptist Church and she enjoys her staff, the parents and especially the children at VHBC Preschool.
 
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Ms. Sirena Ramirez Ministry Assistant

Ms. Sirena Ramirez
Ministry Assistant

 
 
Sirena hails from the beautiful island of Guam where she graduated with an International business degree from the University of Guam. Before coming to the VHBC community she worked in the Washington, DC office of the governor of Guam.
She is the wife of Tom and mother to Urban, and they all smother love on their dog, Luna. Sirena loves going on spontaneous adventures, watching Tom coach youth football, and playing soccer with Urban. She has also been known to create snacks and sweets which become addictive to even the healthiest eaters.
 
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