Our Pastor: The Rev. Leslie D. Weber
Our Minister of Music: Morgan N. Hatfield
Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer-songwriter Morgan N. Hatfield has been involved in church music from a young age. (At nine years old, his very first solo performance at church was "God is Bigger [Than the Boogie Man]" from Veggie Tales.) His musical activities over the years at a number of churches around the Hampton Roads area have included playing piano, trumpet, and French horn; singing in choirs; acting in seasonal musical dramas; and leading worship.
As an eclectic composer, he has written for a variety of settings and mediums. His works include:
Morgan graduated from Old Dominion University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music in Music Composition. While attending ODU, he studied with Dr. Adolphus Hailstork, Marlene Ford, and Oksana Lutsyshyn. He was a member of the ODU Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra and is a plankowner of the Monarch Marching Band. As part of the Musical Theatre Workshop, he was in productions of Guys and Dolls and Closer Than Ever.
In his spare time, he enjoys creative writing, reading and watching science fiction and fantasy, and pursuing other activities that unequivocally define him as a geek.
Our Church Secretary: Jody Miller
Jody has worked as secretary at Grace since December of 2009.
Although born in Anchorage, Alaska, she has spent the majority of her life in Chesapeake. She is a graduate of Indian River HS and Virginia Tech.
She enjoys reading, volunteering, a good practical joke, laughing with her husband, walking her dog, and making her teenage daughter roll her eyes.