John Freel

Senior Pastor

Pastor John has several years of Senior Pastor ministry experience in the U.S. and Canada and holds a bachelors degree in Religion with minors in Greek and Theology. He also holds an MBA and has professional marketplace experience. While pastoring in Canada John was involved in a major international revival that touched tens of thousands and was a guest speaker in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Germany, Sweden, Australia, and New Zealand. In addition he hosted a weekly television program seen across North America, Europe, and parts of Africa and Australia. John has a heart for Midlothian and the greater Richmond area and he and his family are excited that God has led them to Messiah






Jim Clendenen

 Worship Leader

Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, and has lead worship in a variety of churches and  denominations.  He is married to Karen, his wife of over two decades who shares in this worship ministry.  He has performed professionally for over 30 years in many different styles and ensembles, both instrumental and vocal.