Rector - Barbara Marques
I have lived in Virginia for 28 years. I was raised in Durham, North Carolina. I have two children. My son Titus is an artist and lives in Richmond. My daughter is a high school Earth Science Teacher in Chesterfield County. She and her husband Jon live in Mosely. His family owns the Swift Creek Blueberry Farm. I have one granddaughter, Sage Elizabeth. She is a source of great joy for me.
My other two family members have four legs. They are Australian Shepherds, Hushpuppy and Rocky. Both are rescue dogs so they have their quirks! I consider myself a friend to all creatures and dislike any form of cruelty to any of God’s creatures, especially children. I have a passion for the arts and love almost every type of music.
My relationship with God might be described as fluid; like a river always changing, sometimes still and sometimes turbulent but always lovely in some way. I take liturgy seriously but am not always serious. It is OK to have fun in church and I hope to make you laugh sometimes and I think the voices of children are the best hymns of praise.
So, that is a little bit about me. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-843-4595.
To read Barbara's sermons at St. John's, click here.