PASTOR: THE REV. DAVID WALKER GLADE
David is the founding pastor of Christ the King. He and his wife, Jennifer, have five children. David received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University and his Masters of Divinity at Trinity School for Ministry. David was ordained to the presbytery on January 27, 2005 by Archbishop Robert Duncan and was installed as the rector of Christ the King on November 21, 2008. Before planting Christ the King, David served on the pastoral staff of The Falls Church.
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND WORSHIP: VELL RIVES
Vell received his B.A. in Music and his M.D. from the University of Alabama and practiced psychiatry before joining the CtK staff full-time. He sings bass in the Alexandria Choral Society. Vell, wife Carmen, and their children Evelyn and Bert live in Arlington and never tire of visiting DC's museums and sights.
DIRECTOR OF WOMEN'S MINISTRY: KATHERINE DOSTER
Katherine received her Master’s degree in Christian Education from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA, and her B.A. degree in education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked four years for the C.S. Lewis Institute as female mentor and public liaison before founding her own ministry, Rivendell House. She has mentored women in Washington for twenty-one years and now also provides spiritual direction. Since 2005, she has served The Navigators on the Shepherd's Network National Leadership Team and provided relational healing for missionaries. She serves part-time with Navs and runs Rivendell House as she serves part-time at Christ the King.
Youth Director: Matt waters
Matt has over 20 years experience serving a variety of Christian non-profit and for-profit organizations and ministries, including Executive Director, Vice President of Public Education and Development, Strategic Marketing Specialist, and Director of Non Profit Fund Raising. Matt is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and serves as Assistant Scout Master in Troop 131, Alexandria, VA. He received his bachelor’s degree from George Mason University. Matt and his wife Anne Marie and their five-homeschooled children live in Alexandria.
Financial Manager: KATIE KETCHUM
Katie grew up in Hawaii where she received her undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Business. Immediately following, she attended Cameron University where she completed a Masters in Business with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance. Katie has wanted to be an accountant since before she was old enough to know how to spell the word and has had a plethora of clients in the non-profit, private, and public arenas. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband Brett, two-year-old son Blaik, and two miniature dachshunds. Other interests include running, teaching piano lessons, and hostessing dinner parties for her friends.
PASTORAL FELLOW: JOSEPH HARTMAN
Joe is the 2013-14 Pastoral Fellow and Director of Adult Education at Christ the King. He received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, and is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Government at Georgetown University. Joe and his wife Melanie live in Arlington.