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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 nuzum is 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.


Terry Johnson, Children’s Minister and Special Events Coordinator and Communications Coordinator

Terry Johnson, who leads our Children’s Ministry, has an evangelical background from childhood. As she grew up, she was immersed in AWANA, Good News Club, VBS, Child Evangelism Fellowship, Sunday School, Youth Group, and choir. As a graduate of Liberty University, she has years of classroom teaching experience which she brings with her to this position.  She is dedicated to helping parents keep their children from falling prey to this world system and encourages a Christian worldview in the children of Church of the Holy Spirit. She loves our children! Terry is single with one adult son, Josh, who lives locally. She loves to read, and be outside in God’s creation. Contact her at terry@holyspiritleesburg.org.


Bo and Teresa CookBo CookInterim Minister of Music 

Bo has dedicated his life to the worship of God, and to helping others worship Him in Spirit and Truth. He leads our music ministries, and is also a missionary with WYAM – Loudounburn, which aims to recruit worshipers to praise and pray around the clock locally.  He likes to involve our talented youth as singers and musicians in our praise band. He and his wife, Teresa, have four children and live in Leesburg. Email: bo@loudounburn24-7.com


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 Secretary

Monica is secretary and receptionist, and is also our Healing Administrator.  She has two children, Wayne and Lilly, and lives in Lovettsville. She has a heart of compassion for healing, and a wonderful warm smile of welcome for all!  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 Ashburn and enjoys biking.  You can reach her at bobbi@holyspiritleesburg.org.