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Making Christ Known in Northern Virginia

Ministry Leader

Daniel Duis

Daniel Duis

Daniel and Scotti Duis Dan Duis is the founding pastor of Shepherd Gate Church. He traces his calling to the traumatic events that followed a farming accident on his Dad’s Kansas farm. From his youth he dreamed of the day when he would pastor a church and have a horse farm. Following college, Dan was…

Gary Woodford

Gary Woodford

Gary and his wife, Sandi, grew up in the Midwest. Gary was born in Southern Minnesota and Sandi was born in South Dakota. They first met in 8th grade when Sandi’s parents moved to Southern Minnesota. Gary and Sandi graduated from Wabasso Public High School in Wabasso, MN. Gary went on to earn a Bachelor…

Andrew Keener

Andrew Keener

“Maturity in Christ is a process, but it is also not relegated to those who are older.” The Ministry Minute I love working with a wide variety of ages and these past couple of months have given me some wonderful opportunities. Reconciled, our young adult’s ministry spent an entire week in the Outer Banks of…

Carly Nusbaum

Carly Nusbaum

Carly grew up in Northern Virginia, and made Shepherd Gate her church home in 2004. Her professional background includes business operations, logistics, and event coordination, all of which make her a sound candidate for the coordination of a busy, thriving church! She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Tech, and her Business Management…

Caroline Keener

Dancing instruction is led by Caroline Keener, Shepherd Gate’s Creative Director and Head Instructor of the Cornerstone Ballet Performing Arts Academy. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Texas Christian University.