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David Morris

David Morris

Pastor David started pastoring at Cedar Run in May of 1994. He graduated from law school in 1980 and practiced law for 15 years before being called to preach. David has been married to Nadeeda since 1983 and together they have 4 children and live in the Herndon area.

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Mark Seager

Mark Seager

Mark placed his faith in Christ as a child and is grateful for the church youth group he was involved in for his teen years. He grew up in Northern Virginia and has enjoyed a career in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Prior to pastoring in England and the USA, he earned a seminary degree from Moody Graduate School in Chicago. Mark is happily married to Karen and they have two daughters and two sons. In his spare time (what’s that?) he likes sports, attempting home handyman projects, and reading.

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Blake Dumais

Blake Dumais

Blake grew up in South Florida and is a retired FBI agent after serving twenty-eight years in law enforcement. He came to faith in Christ in his late twenties, earned a seminary degree from Liberty School of Divinity, and loves to preach, teach, and connect people in community. Blake has been married to Tracy for almost 30 years. They have two daughters and a son and live in South Riding.

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Heather Glass

Heather Glass

Heather was born and raised in what she believes is the best Virginia (West Virginia). The daughter of a baptist pastor and youngest of four siblings, she grew up always wanting to help, love on and nurture children. In 2005, Heather married her husband, Will, and moved to Chesapeake, VA where they lived for 8 years before moving to Herndon in the summer of 2013. God led their family to Cedar Run in 2015. Heather jumped at the opportunity to answer God's call to have her serve Him and His children at Cedar Run in the Nursery, Toddler and Preschool ministry in 2017. Heather has spent the majority of her life looking after little ones in various capacities from working in the nursery within her previous churches, to babysitting, to being a full time nanny, and as a mom of two young children. She spent several years working for Family Christian Stores where she was an assistant manager. It is her goal to provide a safe and happy environment where children can begin to learn and grow in their faith.

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Emily Brecht

Emily Brecht

Emily grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Northern Virginia in 2008 after marrying her husband, Scott. Together they started attending Cedar Run Community Church in the spring of 2013. They now attend with their three children. Before having her own children, Emily taught various age levels from high school life skills to elementary age. She has a passion for teaching young children and was excited for the opportunity to be a part of the Children’s ministry team. She loves the sense of community at CRCC and wants all the children to know that Jesus loves them and they have a place they’ll always belong.

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Katie Covert

Katie Covert

Cedar Run has been Katie's church home since 2005. She and her husband Phil attend now with their 3 young kids. Katie went to Christopher Newport University where she studied Sociology and Leadership Studies, but her dad has been known to say “She was really just majoring in ministry.” Katie has been involved in student ministry as long as she can remember, and she’d be quick to tell you the only thing she’s ever really been good at is telling stories about Jesus. Her passion is facilitating events that make the Word of God come alive in a larger than life way for students. Katie is a lifelong Capitals fan, she is easily recognized by her tutu's, and people invite her to potlucks for her M&M cookies. But her prayer is to be most well known for loving the Lord above all things. “His name and renown are the desire of [her] heart.” Isaiah 26:3

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Travis Hughlett

Travis Hughlett

Travis’ overall goal and vision of the Youth Ministry is to cultivate youth who can articulate the Word of God and stand strong in their faith when facing any issue. With a bachelor’s from Liberty University in Biblical Studies, and a specialization in Youth Ministry, Travis has felt the call to lead students in their walks with Christ while giving them the necessary tools to go out and make disciples for Him. Travis and his family have been members of Cedar Run since 2013, except for their new addition to the family, Jensen, recently born in 2017. Travis’ passion and leadership, with the prayer and support of staff volunteers, has rejuvenated the youth and stabilized a future generation of leaders and followers of Christ.

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Sarah Shirey

Sarah Shirey

Previously working in media & television, Sarah was called to full-time youth ministry back in the fall of 2012. She is an avid coffee drinker, cheese aficionado, Star Wars enthusiast and lover of all things furry. She loves how all of scripture is connected and enjoys studying Exegesis and Etymology. Her desire is to cultivate an understanding of the Word with students and to ignite their passion for the Lord.

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Lee Turner

Lee Turner

Lee was born in Monterey California and moved to Northern Virginia in 1981. He came to the Lord in 1996 and to serve as the Worship Leader at Cedar Run in 2000. Lee then left in 2002 to become involved in multiple church plants. He returned to Virginia in 2010 and God called him back to Cedar Run in June 2014. Lee has been married to Barbara since 1997 and they have 2 daughters, Susanna and Ashley. Lee's favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11. In his spare time, he loves studying cosmology, restoring classic cars, sports, the Oakland Raiders and the Washington Capitals.

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Michelle Wooddell

Michelle Wooddell

Michelle was born in Rhode Island, and moved to Northern Virginia in 1989. In 2001 she met Dave and left the area to follow him in his career. They were transferred back to NOVA in 2016, and found a permanent home at Cedar Run in 2017. They are very happy to finally settle down and raise their two children in one place. Michelle loves volunteering in the nursery, with Little Women, and with the Women's Ministry. In her free time, she enjoys building things and decorating.

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Sandi Mitchell

Sandi Mitchell

Sandi and her family started attending Cedar Run in 2010 and quickly felt at home. She and her husband, John Mark, have four children (with a span of 12 years between their oldest and youngest) and often find themselves navigating multiple stages of life at one time. She enjoys taking time to explore photography and learning ways to creatively express herself. Over the years, she has volunteered within the children, youth and women’s ministries. Sandi considers it a great blessing to be given the opportunity to serve alongside the staff at CRCC.

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