Meet Our Team


Dr. Bob and Wendy Griffith

Dr. Bob Griffith serves as the lead pastor of Christ Chapel, a multi-generational and multi-cultural church in the Washington D.C. suburbs of Northern Virginia. In addition to pastoring, he founded a non-profit organization that seeks to rally people around the cause of foster care called 1Hope Together. He also advocates for vulnerable children at local, state, and national levels, with his work recognized by Outreach Magazine, K-Love radio, and promoted from the United States congressional floor.  

Academically, Dr. Griffith holds degrees in Ministry, Leadership, and Business. He is a doctoral mentor and has served in higher education instruction for over 10 years, helping adult students learn more about leadership and practical theology.

His wife, Wendy, is an ordained minister and public speaker and has been used to impact the foster care system with policy creation, adoption awareness, and recruitment. Together, The Griffiths started a website called where they promote their book called Fostering Jesus: Answering the call to Foster Care Ministry in the Home and church. In addition, the Griffiths were awarded the Virginia State Parent of the Year award for 2022 in recognition of their foster care advocacy. 

Together, they have learned that helping orphans is not only true religion but is also at the heart of the Gospel. 


Jeff Nordin

Pastor of Worship Ministry
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Emmanuel Caraballo

Pastor of Next Gen Ministries

Kerry Alva

Pastor of Children's Ministry

Joe Garcia

Pastor of Evangelism Ministry

Patty Bowers

Pastor of Hispanic Ministry
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Hank Taylor

Business Administrator