Church of the Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Anglican Church in North America (Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic). Here’s what our leadership looks like (from left to right):
The Most Rev’d Foley Beach – Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America
The Right Rev’d John Guernsey – Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic
Mr. Domenic Grutz – Senior Warden & Treasurer; Oversight of Children’s Ministries & Finances
Mr. Domenic Grutz is the Senior Warden and Treasurer at Church of the Good Shepherd. Domenic has lived in many parts of the world (Germany, Greece & India) but went to high school and met his wife in Northern Virginia. Domenic is a kind and gentle man who is wise beyond his years. He and his wife Tracey have gifts of hospitality and use those gifts to bless the body at Good Shepherd. They’ve been married for twelve years and have been blessed with four beautiful children: Madelynn, Christiaan, Matthias, and Annika! Domenic works for himself as a gifted carpenter and has created beautiful wooden objects for our worship space. He loves Volkswagen buses, watching movies on laser disc, and playing Frisbee with the kids!
The Rev’d Dr. Timothy R. Brophy – Senior Pastor/Vicar; Chairs the Vestry and has direct oversight of Sunday Worship Services and Women’s Ministries
The Rev’d Dr. Timothy R. Brophy is the Senior Pastor/Vicar at Church of the Good Shepherd. He is a priest in the Anglican Church in North America and holds a Ph.D. from George Mason University. Pastor Tim also holds a Master’s degree from the Rawlins Divinity School at Liberty University and has taken additional courses at the Anglican School of Ministry as well as Gordon-Conwell & Reformed Theological Seminaries. He has spiritual gifts of pastoring and teaching, and is committed to the authority of Scripture and its applicability to everyday life. Tim has been married to Michele for nearly 25 years and has been blessed with six children: Timmy, Emily, James, John, Peter, and Chloe! Pastor Tim is also a professor at Liberty University, teaching courses in environmental biology. When he’s not teaching or pastoring, Tim enjoys hanging out with Michele & the kids: skateboarding & rolling on the floor with the boys, shopping and going on dates with the girls, watching movies, and looking for salamanders in the woods!
The Rev’d Michael M. Kunzinger – Assistant Pastor; Oversight of Men’s Ministries, Youth Ministries & Music Team
The Rev’d Michael M. Kunzinger is the Assistant Pastor at Church of the Good Shepherd. He is a priest in the Anglican Church in North America and holds Master’s degrees from both Liberty and Reformed Theological Seminaries. Pastor Mike has been in church ministry for the past ten years and has worked as a college pastor, youth pastor, and youth and family minister. He has a passion to see people come to a place of healing and wholeness through redemptive relationship. Mike has been married to Kelly for almost 12 years and has three wonderful boys: Jacob, Judah, and Elijah! Pastor Mike is also a Licensed Professional Counselor serving as the Senior Care Officer at Liberty University. When he gets the chance, Mike enjoys playing guitar, watching good movies, and riding his bike when it’s not too cold!
All members of the Leadership Team are confirmed, mature Christians that have been with the church for at least 2 years.