Yena is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div., 1997) and Louisville Theological Seminary (M.A.M.F.T., 2005). She is an ICF trained Coach and frequently leads Cohort Coaching through NEXT Church. She is a CREDO Conference Faculty member, leading the Emotional Health component. Yena and her husband, Rick (pictured), have two adult-ish children and three fur babies; they enjoy eating good food with friends, having fire pit conversations in cool evenings, and dreaming about retiring by the ocean.
Megan joined the FCPC staff in April 2022. Prior to ministry, Megan had many careers; she managed study fellowships in China, designed infographics for print publications, and was a stay-at-home mother. Since earning her MDiv from Wesley Theological Seminary in 2014, Megan has served as chaplain at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center, and as transitional pastor for Christ Presbyterian Church in Fairfax. Megan serves on National Capital Presbytery’s Response Coordinating Team and chairs NCP’s Commission on Preparation for Ministry. Megan is active in Free Mom Hugs, Mama Bears, and enjoys making cards and knitting in her free time.
Director of Spiritual Growth & Community Engagement
Diane joined FCPC in 2018. Her ministry focuses on spiritual growth for children, youth, adults, and families as well as our digital footprint and engagement with the larger community. Diane previously served First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, TN, the Mule Capital of the World. While in Columbia, Diane studied at Memphis Theological Seminary through the Center for Youth Ministry Training earning a Masters of Youth Ministry degree. She loves helping all people (especially children and teenagers) know they are loved more deeply than they could ever understand by God. When she’s not thinking, speaking, or talking about children and youth ministry, she’s probably playing a sport or relaxing with her wife, Paige, their cat PAL, short for President Abraham Lincoln, and their puppy, Kettle Corn.
Dr. Don Armstrong
Director of Music
Don became FCPC’s Director of Music on September 1, 2022. With more than 20 years experience as Director of Music for various churches, Don enjoys leading congregations in worshiping God through music. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in voice and conducting, a master’s in music education, and a master’s in educational administration and supervision. He is currently an administrator for a high school in Prince William County. Don has served as a choral director at every level from elementary to university. When not working at school or church, Don is a proud dog dad to Alfie, a 3.5-year-old Shichon; Archie, a 1.5-year-old Bichon-Poo; and Regina, a 1-year-old Morkie-Poo.
Dr. Lisa Bloy
Lisa joined FCPC as our organist in 2014. She is also a vocal coach at George Mason University. Lisa holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory, Penn State, and Michigan State University and is an active recitalist in the area. She has worked with Shakespeare Opera Theatre where she conducted a production of Romeo and Juliet with Berlioz’s music and Midsummer Night’s Dream with Mendelssohn’s incidental music, and served as assistant conductor for their production of Verdi’s Falstaff and Loudoun Lyric Opera’s production of Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors. She resides in Haymarket, Virginia, with her husband, Greg, their children, Dorian and Julia, and their cat, Tibby.
A member of FCPC since 1992, Susan joined the FCPC staff in 2011 as administrative assistant. She now serves as office administrator and has learned more than she thought she ever would at what it takes to support a church behind the scenes. She is a proud Hokie, having graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in geophysics. In her spare time, Susan enjoys gardening, reading, researching her family tree, and walking the family dog, Roxy.
Mary has served as FCPC’s financial administrator since 1996. She graduated from James Madison University with a degree in finance and worked in the banking industry early in her career. Mary and her husband, Kirk, are longtime members of FCPC and have three grown children, all raised in the church. In her spare time Mary enjoys reading, jigsaw puzzles, and traveling.
Dan joined the FCPC staff in May 2023.
Dan has over 30 years of experience in the building maintenance field from grounds-keeper to regional chief engineer. He plays bass, keyboard, and guitar, and writes and sings in a band called Code Purple. Dan is a black belt in Taekwondo with experience in Krav Maga. He has a son and a daughter and two grandchildren, both girls, with another on the way. Originally from Texas, Dan has lived in the DMV area since 1985.
There are many ways to get involved in the life and ministry here at Falls Church Presbyterian. Whether you are looking to join a ministry team, serve others through our Welcome Table ministry, sing in the choir or simply find a community to call home, we welcome you and hope that you will find grace, wholeness, and renewal here.