The Rev. Ted Duvall
Father Ted is currently on sabbatical through October
Father Ted is a 1989 graduate of the Virginia Theological Seminary, and served parishes in Greenville and Hartsville, SC, and Augusta GA before becoming Rector of Christ Church in June of 2011. Father Ted believes that God intends Christ Church to be a place where many lives are transformed for Jesus Christ. While caring for God’s people, his ministry passions include preaching the Gospel and teaching the faith – a favorite Bible verse is Acts 20:24. Ted is married to Katherine and their two daughters are Beverly and Anne.
The Rev. Dr. Jady Koch
A graduate of Washington & Lee University (2000) and Trinity School for Ministry (2007), The Rev. Dr. John D. “Jady” Koch earned his Doctorate in Systematic Theology at the University of Humboldt in Berlin, Germany in 2014. In addition to various articles and lectures, he is the author of The Distinction Between Law and Gospel as the Basis and Boundary of Theological Reflection, which was published in 2016 (Mohr/Siebeck) and explores the interrelationship between the doctrine of justification by faith alone and the preaching and teaching ministry of the church. Having served churches in Berlin, Vienna, and Louisville, KY, Jady is excited to have been called to Christ Church and is looking forward to continuing his work in bringing the truths of the Gospel to bear on the everyday realities of life in our modern world. He and his wife, Liza, have three children (Tucker, John, and Carrington) and about a thousand house plants.
The Rev. Joyce Harder
Deacon Joyce has been a member of Christ Church for 31 years, during which time she has served as Senior Warden, President of the Daughters of the King, and in varying roles in Christian discipleship. She was ordained as Deacon in 2016 with a focus on Kairos Outside, a program that ministers to women whose lives are impacted by the incarceration of loved ones. She is honored to be able to share the love, comfort, and encouragement of Jesus in a pastoral role with her Christ Church Family. Joyce is married to Howard. Their son, Walt and his wife, Jenny, have three teenagers: Hunter, Jordan, and Joe. Their daughter, Cameron Handel, and her husband, Jeff, have two little girls: Harper and Maryjane.