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 30+ years who shares in this worship ministry.  He has performed professionally in many different styles and ensembles, both instrumental and vocal.