Rev. Dr. Keith M. Curran,  Interim Pastor

Keith Curran took up the post of “pastor between pastors” in October 2017 and is assisting the congregation in the process of calling the next pastor. This is his 2nd interim assignment. He served for 18 years at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Suffolk, VA, and held pastorates in Pennsylvania and Florida.  His ministry degrees are from Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey and Columbia Theological Seminary in Georgia.  He served as an army chaplain in the National Guard and Reserves for 12 years.  He is author of numerous devotionals in The Upper Room and These Days, as well as authoring Meditations on Belonging to God  (Witherspoon Press, 2005). He is married to Debbie who is a middle school teacher, and they have 4 grown sons and 3 grandchildren.

Contact Keith at 757-484-5125.


Jaime Ambrose, Director of Christian Education and Outreach Ministries

Jaime is a native of Virginia Beach and graduate of First Colonial High School. She completed her B.S. in Psychology at Old Dominion University. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Divinity degree at Union Presbyterian Seminary.

Jaime spent 10 years as a financial planner before hearing a call to ministry, but she has always enjoyed working with youth. She  formerly served as youth director at Lynnhaven Presbyterian Church and Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. Jaime also has worked at the Presbytery level in many different roles.

Jaime says youth ministry is “truly my passion and my calling.”

Contact Jaime at jaime.ambrose@greenacrespc.org or 757-484-5125.


Marty Barstow, Director of Music Ministries

Marty Barstow, a native of Norfolk, VA, obtained degrees in Organ Performance and Sacred Music from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He is also a member of the American Guild of Organists and has served in many churches thus far. In addition to helping people grow spiritually through music, he enjoys being with friends, road trips, and attending concerts.

Contact Marty at 757-484-5125.


Sarah Hyslop, Church Secretary

A graduate of Converse College (Spartanburg, SC), Sarah brought her computer, organization, and people skills to the Green Acres front office in 2012.

Sarah and her husband, Jonathan, and their son, along with their spoiled-rotten dogs Bart and Andy, make their home in Virginia Beach. In her free time, Sarah enjoys singing with her church choir and keeping up with family in her hometown, Henderson, NC.

Contact Sarah at secretary@greenacrespc.org or 757-484-5125.


Ambrose Young, Church Custodian

 

 

 

 

 

 


Walter Charles Hunting, Pastor Emeritus

Walt Hunting was born in Highland Park, Michigan. He grew up there and in Royal Oak, Michigan. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. After his ordination, he served congregations in Galeton, Pennsylvania; Washington, D.C.; and Portsmouth, Virginia. He was Pastor of Green Acres Presbyterian Church for 34 years.