Our Leadership


Rev. Johnny Kurcina

Lead Pastor

Johnny Kurcina grew up in Vienna, VA, is married to Sarah (Barnes) and has three kids Grace, John and Luke. He has a passion to see the good news of Jesus Christ spread and for people to grow deeper and wiser in their faith and is excited to fulfill that vision with Christ Church Vienna. He loves music, especially performed live, ranging from Baroque to Rock, to Indie and Roots music especially live; and loves studying the Bible and reading theology. He also an avid sports watcher (Go Stillers!), though not much of a player (his greatest athletic accomplishments have come in fantasy football – 3 time champion). He enjoys snow and cold weather and Christmas; good food, drink and friends; coffee in the morning, fires in the fireplace, playing with the kids and dates with Sarah.

Johnny was ordained as an Anglican Presbyter (minister/pastor) in 2008 and had worked in full or part time ministry for a decade before his ordination. He was a youth pastor at Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, VA; an assistant minister at St. Matthew’s Episcopal, Richmond, VA; a pastoral intern at Christ the King, Alexandria, VA (during its first year as a new church); and went through the Timothy Program as a Church Planter in Training at The Falls Church (Anglican) before heading out to become the lead planter and pastor at Christ Church Vienna.

Johnny is a graduate of Madison High School (1993 for those who want to know), UVA (BA Religious Studies), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, near Boston (Masters of Divinity) and Trinity College, Bristol, U.K. (Masters of Literature).

Email | Johnny@christchurchvienna.com