Pastor Hopeton Clennon was installed as Senior Pastor in January 2013. Born in Jamaica, he is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the United Theological College of the West Indies. After ordination in 1983, Hopeton served the Jamaica Province of the Moravian Church before migrating to the United States in 1989. In the Northern Province, Hopeton served as pastor of Faith Moravian Church in Washington, D.C., Schoeneck Moravian Church in Nazareth, PA, and the Moravian Church of Downey, near Los Angeles, CA. In 1998, Hopeton was consecrated as the 320th bishop of the worldwide Moravian Unity. Immediately before joining the pastoral staff at Central, Hopeton was Chaplain of Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary. Hopeton is married to Shelia and their young adult children are Andrew and Danielle.
Pastor Lynnette Delbridge was installed as Pastor at Central Moravian Church, February of 2016. Born in North Carolina, Lynnette became a Moravian while attending Salem College, NC where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music and English. Her educational background also includes a M.Div. from Moravian Theological Seminary, a Ph.D in New Testament Studies from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and a Masters in Music Education from Holy Names University, Oakland, CA. In addition to her experience teaching New Testament at the seminary level, Lynnette served as Assistant Pastor at Clemmons Moravian Church, Clemmons, NC and before coming to Central, as Co-Pastor with her husband, Andrew Meckstroth, for twelve and a half years at Castleton Hill Moravian Church, Staten Island, NY. During those years, Lynnette focused on Christian Education and music ministries with children and youth as well as the development of a clothing distribution project and a community garden. At Central, Lynnette’s responsibilities include Worship Leadership, Pastoral Care, Christian Education, Family and Youth Ministries, Social Action, and Communication. Andy and Lynnette have two daughters, Helen Meckstroth, a student at Liberty High School, and Carol Delbridge, a student at Broughal Middle School.
The Rev. Dr. Lynnette Delbridge, Pastor (Lynnette@centralmoravianchurch.org x204)
Rebecca Kleintop Owens, Music Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) x206
Mike Wall, Facilities Administrator (Mike@centralmoravianchurch.org) x205
Cindy Gibson, Administrative Assistant (email@example.com) x202
George Mowers, Financial Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) x207
John Geier, Sexton
Richard Miller, Old Chapel Organist