Sharing the Joy and Power of Life in Christ!


Misty Thomas

Misty has been our Director of Children’s Ministry since 2016. A graduate of University of Western Florida with a B. S. In Psychology, she also works for the Chesapeake Public Schools and enjoys teaching French. During her free time Misty likes to read, paint, hike, and spend time with her children.

Donna Clark

A Hampton Roads native, Donna has attended Emmanuel since 1969. She has been the Parish Administrator since 2002 and truly loves her job. She is the friendly voice on the phone with a bright smile for everyone who passes by the main office. She is a graduate of Princess Anne High School and attended Longwood…

Bobby Sullivan

A graduate of East Carolina University School of Music, Bobby is our organist, choir master and musical director extraodinaire! He also leads the Emmanuel house band, playing at many Parish Life events. Married to Trish, when away from the keyboards he enjoys working in his gardens and playing with his grandchildren.

Karen Kearse

Karen has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and she operated a successful Before and After School program for many years. She has been the director of the Day School since 2014. A native New Yorker, she is married with three children. Mrs. Kearse enjoys travel, reading and theater.