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Rev. Dr. Catharine Guest

Pastor

Office: 703.278.8023

Dr. Catharine Guest began her ministry at Pender UMC in July, 2018. Dr. Guest is a native of northern Virginia, and Pender is her sixth appointment. She is married with four grown children, three grandchildren, and two dogs. Previous appointments include Stanardsville UMC in the Charlottesville District, Leesburg UMC (as an associate pastor), and the lead pastor at Wesley Chapel/Pine Grove, both in the Winchester District. Her last appointment was at Andrew Chapel in Vienna, VA

“My passion is sharing the life-giving good news of Jesus Christ and inviting others to ‘come and see’ all that the Lord has planned for us as the beloved sons and daughters of God. In May 2015, I received a DMin. from Wesley Theological Seminary, in Washington, D.C., on the topic of Spiritual Transformation of Community.”

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