Get to know our staff team

Matt Morgan

Lead Pastor

Matt has been in ministry for nearly 20 years as a pastor and a worship leader. He has a degree in Psychology from Mary Washington College and an M.Div in Practical Theology from Regent University. As Lead Pastor at RCC, Matt leads the staff and elder team and carries out most of the teaching in our Sunday worship gatherings. He is also involved in coaching and training new church planters around the country.

GEntry Morris

Associate Pastor

Gentry has been in ministry since 2007 and has been on staff at RCC since 2016. He has a background in music and a degree in Theology from the University of Cumbria. As Associate Pastor of Worship and Creative Arts he draws from both of those skills to craft creative and theologically rich worship experiences for the church. On most Sundays you will find him leading the church in worship alongside the RCC Worship Team or sharing preaching duties with Pastor Matt.

Ashley Taylor

Operations Director

Ashley joined the RCC staff team in 2019 as the Operations Director. Her role includes coordinating and overseeing church-wide communication, staff liaison for scheduling of rooms and events, and manages the daily administrative tasks. In her free time Ashley enjoys hiking with her family, and exploring all the fun places that Northern Virginia has to offer!

Wendy Fotopoulos

Executive Director of Ministry

Wendy joined the RCC staff team in 2021 and oversees RCC’s discipleship pathways including Community Groups, cohorts, leader training, retreats and other events. In more than twenty years of ministry leadership, she has developed a passion for equipping women and men to use their gifts and experiences to mentor and encourage others toward Christ. Wendy loves super hero movies and has never had a cup of coffee.


Children's Ministry Director

Annette joined the RCC staff team in 2023 and oversees our Children’s Ministry program for infants through 5th grade. She works to provide a safe, engaging, and Gospel-centered environment for the kids at RCC. In her down time she enjoys quilting and is a veracious reader. 

Rachel Beckwith

Youth Ministry Director

Rachel joined the RCC staff team in 2022 and currently oversees our Youth Group program for students in 6th-12th grade. When she is not being entertained by a group of hilarious middle-schoolers, she loves paddle boarding with her husband and pup or going for a run around Reston.


Matt Morgan

Matt and Tricia have been married since 2000 and have 5 children. They are both Virginia natives and have been living in Reston since 2005. He is a die-hard Washington Commanders fan and Christmas inflatable enthusiast. In their down time the Morgans enjoy being a part of the Deepwood community in Reston and exploring local restaurants and attractions. They also love a good beach vacation. 

Gentry Morris

Gentry and Liz have been married since 2006 and have two children. They both grew up in Georgia but have since served in ministry in Northern Ireland, Washington state, and now in Reston. Gentry has a background in songwriting and brings that passion to his role as Associate Pastor of Worship and Creative Arts at RCC. In their down time, the Morrises can often be found at local concert venues or exploring the local scene around their home in Herndon.  

Geoffrey Hamrick

Matt Buchanan

Matt and his wife Anna have been part of RCC since 2015. Matt was installed as an elder in the spring of 2018. The Buchanans have been married since 2008 and have three awesome kids: Judah, Harper, and Declan. When not in the NoVA area, they can often be found at their lodge in West Virginia playing on 4-wheelers, hunting, and enjoying the outdoors.


Our ministry team leaders at RCC play an important role in leading the on-the-ground
ministry of the various teams serving the practical needs of RCC.

Jake Rice
Production Team Lead

Jay Adams
First Impressions Team Lead

Annie Seifert
Community Outreach Team Lead


Our Community Group leaders play a vital role at RCC and lead on the front line
of mission and pastoral care at RCC. You can find out more about our Community Groups here.

Andrew & Rachel Beckwith

Wendy Conty

Spiro & Wendy Fotopoulos

Geoffrey & Mary Hamrick

Gentry & Liz Morris

Kris & Emily Waite