• Rev. Dr. Camille Cook Murray, Head Pastor

    Camille Cook Murray has been honored to serve as the senior pastor of Georgetown Presbyterian Church since 2010. In school, she earned a BA in Religious Studies and Psychology at Vanderbilt University and then went straight on to Princeton for seminary. After earning her M.Div from PTS, Camille was awarded the Parish Pulpit Fellowship taking her to the United Kingdom for ministry and a Masters of Theology in Applied Theology at Oxford University. Camille has led congregations in Oxford, London, Johannesburg, and New York City... [read more...]

    Rev. Rachel Landers Vaagenes, Associate Pastor for Discipleship

    Pastor Rachel lives in Glover Park (where you should live too), with her librarian husband Adrian; their two elementary aged daughters Maewynn and Evangeline; and some dying houseplants. Rachel is a Los Angeles native, who has been on the east coast for 12 years, but she still doesn’t understand snow or humidity. For school she double majored in mathematics and philosophy at the University of Southern California. She is a math Ph.D. dropout, who then taught math in the LAUSD, and then headed to Princeton Seminary for her M.Div... [read more...]

    Rev. Christopher Chatelaine-Samsen, Associate Pastor for Mission & Young Adults

    Chris Chatelaine-Samsen began serving as GPC’s first Associate Pastor for Mission in June 2014. Born in New York and raised in Connecticut, Chris attended Wesleyan University, studying Economics and Music. Having graduated during the precipice of a major economic downturn, he decided that youth ministry would be a more lucrative career than finance, as well as a better fulfilment of his sense of vocation. He attended Princeton Theological Seminary where he received an M.Div., and met his wife, Katie, a Lutheran pastor... [read more...]

    Rev. Katie Francis, Parish Associate

    Rev. Katie Francis is a part-time chaplain in residence at Georgetown University and full time resident chaplain at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. A 2010 graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Katie has worked in hospice chaplaincy, parish congregational care, and college chaplaincy. Katie was ordained at GPC on May 1st into the ministry of Chaplain at Georgetown University... [read more...]

    Latesha Kelly, Communications Director & Office Manager

    Latesha began her communication studies in Pennsylvania, where she attended Montgomery County Community College and, received an Associates of Arts Degree in Communications. She obtained a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Communication & Culture, with a minor in Psychology from Howard University in 2014. [read more...]

    Jennifer Lopez, Director of Children's Ministry

    Jennie has been working with children throughout her life and career, as a Sunday School teacher both in her hometown in Pennsylvania, and at GPC, and as a 5th grade teacher in Bethesda. [read more...]

    Mark Willey, Director of Music

    Mark has been a part of the staff since 2014, first as interim director, then officially appointed in December 2014. An avid advocate for the fine musical craftsmanship of the baroque composers, especially J.S. Bach, Mark has already planned and led worship services that integrated Bach’s Cantatas 51 and 147, and Magnificat in to the liturgy. Currently, the choir and its section leaders are singing through the complete oratorio Messiah by G.F. Handel, presented over nine Sundays throughout the 2017/2018 liturgical year. [read more...]

    Regina Andrade, Children's Music Director

    Regina Andrade received her musical training in her native Brazil. She also has a BA in Education with specialization in Early Childhood Development and Guidance Counseling. She was the pianist and later the conductor of the “Little Singers of the Hill”, a well-known elementary school choir in Sao Paulo, Brazil. [read more...]