Sharing the Joy and Power of Life in Christ!

Who We Are

Nellwyn Beamon

Nellwyn Beamon is delighted to be serving Emmanuel as Parish Administrator.  She and her family worshiped here from 1984-2003.  In the intervening years, she  worked as the Parish Secretary for a Norfolk church for 14 years; she was also the Coordinator for the Virginia Chapter of the Leadership Program for Musicians (a continuing education program…

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.

Carter Sinclair

Carter is our Deacon, and is  long term Virginia Beach resident. He is  graduate of First Colonial High School, VPI and SU, now known as Virginia Tech, and holds a degree in Civil Engineering. He is a full time structural engineer at Sinclair Pratt Cameron. Married to Ellen Overman Sinclair, who is also a proud graduate…

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.

Mary C. (Mimi) Lacy

Mimi Lacy was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania, the eighth of nine children. After graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Medical Technology, she worked in Clinical Chemistry and as a technical representative for a biomedical company, where she met her future husband Tom. After graduating from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in…