Our Staff

At Leesburg United Methodist Church, our staff is here to support you on your journey as you encounter God and experience grace through Jesus Christ. Get to know more about our pastors and staff by clicking their profiles below! 

Heather Wray

Deacon, Director of Connect Ministries

Office: (703) 777-2056

The Reverend Heather Wray serves as the Director of Connect Ministries at Leesburg United Methodist Church. Heather began serving Leesburg in 2016 and is an ordained Deacon in the United Methodist Church. As the Director of Connect Ministries, Heather’s main responsibilities are in worship, fellowship and Congregational Care. She provides oversight, leadership and direction for Sunday morning worship and special services, works with lay people to create meaningful fellowship opportunities and equips lay people to assist in Congregational Care Ministries.  She can be found in her office Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Heather grew up in Stafford, Virginia and lived in Altavista, Virginia before being placed in Leesburg in July 2016. Heather attended Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia where she double majored in Religious Studies and Sociology. She went on to study at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. Heather loves to cheer on her Blue Devils with her husband, who is also a minister in the area. When she’s not at church you can find her out exploring all that Northern Virginia has to offer with her husband and their child. 

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