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MEET THE STAFF

 

Clancy Nixon, Lead Pastor, Rector

Pastor Clancy is an Anglican priest (elder) who leads Church of the Holy Spirit. For more detail on his bio, click here. He is married to Ginger, and they live in Broadlands. They have two grown sons, Will and Sam. Clancy casts vision, preaches and teaches, manages the staff, disciples leaders, and leads our Healing ministry and Young Family ministry. Clancy is gifted in the 5-fold ministry of Ephesians 4: pastor, teacher, prophet, evangelist and apostle.  He loves Jesus, and he loves his work!  He is a Pittsburgh Steelers fan (don’t hold it against him; he grew up there) and he roots for the Redskins, too. He enjoys life: walks with his wife Ginger, reading C.S. Lewis, and drinking a tasty green smoothie every day.  Email:  clancy@holyspiritleesburg.org


Dean Schultz, Associate Rector        

Pastor Dean is an Anglican Priest (elder).  He serves in the areas of pastoral care, preaching and teaching, prayer ministry and worship. He also leads a Home Group in Sterling.  Dean also leads Worship Equipers for Christ, an interdenominational missions ministry committed to helping equip 21st century Christians to experience life transforming worship that advances the Kingdom of God into the nations of the world by providing special worship celebrations, seminars, workshops, retreats and schools for churches and Christian organizations. Dean is gifted in the 5-fold ministry of Ephesians 4: pastor, teacher, prophet, evangelist and apostle.  Dean and his wife, Glorianne, live in Potomac Falls.  They have three grown children and four grandchildren. Email: dean@holyspiritleesburg.org


Robbie Pruitt, Assistant Rector

Pastor Robbie is from Columbia, SC and moved to Northern Virginia with his wife, Irene, in 2004, to continue his calling to youth ministry. He and his family most recently lived in Alexandria, Virginia, where Robbie was the Director of Youth Ministry and Pastoral Associate for four years. He and his family also lived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti for five years, where Robbie was the High School Bible Teacher at a Christian school. Robbie has his Master of Arts in Theology from Columbia International University, a Diploma in Christian Ministry from Trinity School for Ministry, and a B.S. in Bible, with an emphasis on youth ministry, also from CIU. Robbie and Irene have three children, Grace, Hannah, and Simeon. Robbie enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, hiking, concert going, studying the Bible and Biblical context, writing poetry and writing about theology, leadership, and discipleship. You can reach Robbie at robbie@holyspiritleesburg.org.


Dave Prosser, Pastoral Associate

Pastor Dave is an Anglican Priest (elder), who has a heart of a deacon, ministering to the last, the least and the lost.  His wife Carole works with Kairos Prison Ministries in the correctional facilities in Fluvanna, Virginia. He does many healing prayer appointments, and teaches our core curriculum and Bible studies.  He leads our church planting effort at Ashby Ponds Retirement Community in Ashburn, leading Bible Studies, prayer meetings, hymn sings, and healing services there.  He also leads a home group in Ashburn. You may reach him at dprosser2@verizon.net


John Nuzum, Pastoral Associate

Pastor Johnjohn nuzumis an Anglican Deacon who helps with pastoral care.  He also assists at the Holy Table during worship services.  His office bids him to serve all who are in need, particularly the poor, the sick, and the lonely; widows and orphans; the last, the least and the lost. John is also a home group leader, Bible teacher, and mission leader for our annual trip to the Lacroix New Testament Mission in Haiti. He also ministers to the persecuted church in a Muslim dominated country in the Middle East where he ministers to both Christians and Muslims. John has a heart for Men’s Ministry, and has led many Men’s Retreats.  John is gifted in evangelism, administration, healing, and words of knowledge.  He lives in Leesburg, has two married daughters, seven grandchildren and two dogs. Email Pastor John at jdnuzum@hotmail.com.

 


Victor Jones, Minister of Music

Victor leads our Music and Arts Ministry. He is a Psalmist, songwriter, recording artist, band leader, and choir director. You will see and hear him up front on Sundays in-person or on our livestream, leading our Praise Team in worship of our King, Jesus. Victor has an amazing voice and plays keyboards and other instruments.  He lives in Frederick, Maryland, and has a teenage son, Victor Junior. Email Victor at victor@holyspiritleesburg.org.

 


Debbie Jones, Director of Children’s Ministry and Special Events Coordinator

Debbie grew up in Pennsburg, PA in a Christian home and was active in the local church. She graduated from Bob Jones University with an education degree. She met her husband, Harold, at college and together they began their ministry in Christian education at a church in Alexandria, VA. Debbie taught for 30+ years and has earned her Master’s Degree in Christian Administration. She loves teaching young people about the Lord Jesus! Using her creativity, Debbie loves to plan fun and engaging activities for all age groups.
While Debbie enjoys crafts and sewing, being a grandmother has become her favorite new hobby. She can be reached at debbie@holyspiritleesburg.org.


Harold Jones, Church Administrator 

Harold is our part-time administrator and oversees finances, administration, and facilities. He has 30 years of experience as a Christian School Administrator in Northern Virginia and is excited to take on this role at CHS. Harold and his wonderful wife Debbie have two grown children, Stephen and Brittany, who also reside in Northern Virginia. Harold likes tennis and doing building projects around the house.  You may reach him at harold@holyspiritleesburg.org.


Monica Whitmer, Healing Administrator and Rector’s Assistant

Monica is Pastor Clancy’s assistant, and also our Healing Administrator.  She has two children, Wayne and Lilly, and lives in Charles Town WV. She has a heart of compassion for healing, and a wonderful warm smile of welcome for all!  You can find her almost every day at the church main office. You may reach her at monica@holyspiritleesburg.org.


Bobbi Shahan, Bookkeeper 

Bobbi does much of the nitty-gritty work behind the scenes to make sure our bills are paid and books balance properly.  You can see her on Sundays, sometimes with her grandson Justin.  She lives in Ranson WV and enjoys biking.  You can reach her at bobbi@holyspiritleesburg.org.

 


David Slaughter, Summer Ministry Intern

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, David came to Virginia to pursue a degree from Patrick Henry College. He works as a Upper School Teacher (Government, Logic, Speech) at Trinity Christian School in Fairfax and holds a M.Ed. from Vanderbilt in Secondary Education. David is taking advantage of his free summer as a teacher to work with the youth ministry at CHS. In his free time, he can be found playing guitar or board games. You may contact him at David@HolySpiritLeesburg.org


Theresa Rowland, Summer Ministry Intern 

Theresa Rowand grew up in Dayton, Ohio, where she learned early to love Jesus, sports, and the outdoors. An avid equestrian, in 2017 she moved to Northern Virginia to pursue training in eventing and dressage while working on her BA in Classical Liberal Arts from Patrick Henry College. She became a member of CHS shortly thereafter, and has loved being a member of the community here. She uses her professional development to train horses, and applies her classroom education by teaching middle school latin. Having completed her studies, she is looking forward to redirecting her energy towards learning about ministry through the internship at CHS and to spending more time at the church she loves. You may contact her at Theresa@HolySpiritLeesburg.org