Rev. Jeffrey P. Mickle, Senior Pastor
Pastor Jeff Mickle is an elder in the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. He has served St. Stephen's since June 2007, having served previously in Shenandoah, Alexandria, Virginia Beach, and Richmond. He is married to the Rev. Deborah Austin, who is also a United Methodist elder. Pastor Jeff and Deborah have two sons: Jon, who lives in Atlanta; and Ben, who lives in Seattle.
Pastor Jeff is a graduate of the Divinity School at Duke University (M. Div. and Th.M.) and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (B.A, History). He has a passion for seeing the Good News of Jesus come alive in the lives of people, awakening the discovery of new beginnings and renewed purpose. He has led churches in ministries of racial reconciliation and community engagement with the poor. He enjoys teaching the Bible and helping people go deeper in their journey with the Lord.
Phone: 703-978-8724 Ext: 104
Rev. Melissa Porter-Miller, Associate Pastor
Pastor Melissa Porter-Miller is an elder in the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. She has served St. Stephen's since July 2007. Pastor Melissa served for five years as a young adult mission with the General Board of Global Ministries, serving in Tucson, Philadelphia, Ireland, and Baltimore (US-2 Program, Mission Intern Program). Her husband Robert Miller is a native of Northern Ireland. They have two young children.
Pastor Melissa is a graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary (M. Div, Urban Ministry Program) and The College of William & Mary (B.A, Government & Psychology). She has a passion for mission, evangelism, and for meeting people where they are at and helping to take the next faithful steps in the walk with God.
Phone: 703-978-8724 Ext: 105