Interim Senior Pastor

Christy Dowdy has been a pastor in the Church of the Brethren for the past 28 years, having served at the Antelope Park COB in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Stone Church in Huntington, PA and most recently, as a part-time interim minister with the Arlington COB in Arlington, VA. Christy and her husband, Dale, moved to the Shenandoah Valley in August, 2017.

Christy is a graduate of McPerson College, KS, had an masters degree in master teaching from Emporia University, and a MDiv degree from Bethany Theological Seminary.

Pastor Christy Dowdy

As the parents of 3 young adults who live in various parts of the country, including her eldest, Mark Dowdy, a member of the Bridgewater COB, she and Dale enjoy exploring the area, reading, music, traveling and connecting with friends and family.