Pastoral Staff

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Tom Holliday

Senior Pastor
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Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Tom has been pastor of Alexandria Presbyterian Church since 1990. Before coming to Alexandria, Tom pastored Abingdon Presbyterian Church in Abingdon, VA, for nine years. Tom is a graduate of Covenant College and Covenant Theological Seminary. Tom and his wife Sharon have three children – Tommy, Stacey, and Caitlin – and five grandsons, Hudson, Sam, Will, Henry, and Leo. Tom loves reading history, playing church softball, and swimming. In his spare time, Tom loves hanging out and playing with his grandsons, traveling with Sharon, and following his favorite sports teams (two from Pittsburgh and one from Washington, DC).

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Chris Sicks

Pastor of Mercy
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An APC member since 1996, Chris Sicks has served full-time on staff since 2001. Until recently, he served APC as Pastor of Mercy, striving to show compassion in Word and deed to the congregation and community. He is now planting a new multi-lingual church in Northern Virginia, One Voice Fellowship, with APC as the mother church. Chris is also board president of For the Nations DC, offering English classes to refugees and immigrants four days a week, to help our new neighbors acclimate and discover the truth and love of Jesus.

In the past, Chris worked at Gospel Rescue Mission (homeless shelter and drug treatment program in Washington, DC) and ran a scholarship/mentoring program for inner-city youth. He’s also been a newspaper editor, restaurant manager, and Army officer. His Bachelor’s degree is in English Literature (U of Buffalo 1990) and his Master’s is from Reformed Theological Seminary (2010).

Chris lost his first wife, Sara, to breast cancer. Now married to Naomi, they have four teenagers. Chris is the author of Tangible: Making God Known through Deeds of Mercy and Words of Truth (NavPress). He blogs at onevoicefellowship.org.

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Josh Diack

Pastor of Congregational Life
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Born in Australia, but raised in New Zealand, Josh emigrated to Orlando where he received his MDiv degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. After meeting his wife Stacey they married and in 2010 moved up to Alexandria to be on staff at Alexandria Pres. Together they have four energetic boys: Hudson, Will, Sam, and Henry.

With a former background in Architecture and Building Surveying, Josh is now thankful for the opportunity to devote time to spiritual building. His passion is to see people from all walks of life come to know, grow, and enjoy the beauty of a life in Christ.

You’ll also find Josh chasing his boys around a sports field, riding his bike, hitting a tennis ball, enjoying a coffee with friends, and enjoying time with his family.

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Elders & Deacons

Elders

Tom Holliday — Teaching Elder, Worship
Chris Sicks — Teaching Elder, Mercy Ministry
Marc Allen — Deaconate
Shant Boyajian — Clerk of Session
Matt Brown — One Voice Fellowship
Matt Coombs — Children and Youth Ministries
Rob Fisher — Missions
Ryan Furgerson — Covenant Fellowship Groups
Gary McGee — Administration
Aaron Renenger — Adult Ministries
Jim Taft — Men’s Ministries
Chris Weld – Shepherding

Deacons

Bruce Barham
Jorge Cedillos
Jon Erickson — Chairman
Owen Gentry
Nate Kinder
Jim Klinger
Yaovi Kodjo
Emmanuel Lako
Aaron McCauley
Stephen Sylvia
Bill Ward — Secretary
David Williams
Sam White

Women’s Ministries

Ruth Fisher
Staci Root
Lynn Street

Shepherding Ministry

Christine Brittle
Jeanette Hough

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