Bon Air Presbyterian Church (BAPC) welcomes all who seek to gather in Christian community. It was with great joy that we welcomed Reverend Alex Creager as our new Pastor/Head of Staff on October 18th. We now welcome Janet Watts, our interim organist following Steve Henley’s retirement.
BE OUR GUEST
Coming to church for the first time may feel a bit intimidating if you are unfamiliar with worship. At Bon Air Presbyterian Church, we want you to know that most of us have had a “first Sunday” experience and we really want yours to be as warm and inviting as possible. We will do our best to help you feel welcome and experience the presence of our living and loving God. Come and join us on a journey of life in faith together.
Mission, Vision & Values
We hope that you will visit us in-person and explore this website to get a fuller picture of how we live into these as a congregation.
MISSON: Seeking and Serving Christ, Sharing God’s Love for All Creation
VISION: A diverse congregation – open, affirming, supportive of each other, and demonstrating faithfulness through worship, education, fellowship, and service that is valued by the community.
VALUES: Caring Community, Diversity, Spiritual Growth, Social Justice, Welcoming
Meet Alex Creager, BAPC Pastor
Since August 2015, Rev. Alex Creager has been a Presbyterian pastor in the mid-Atlantic area serving a young, emerging church. Born and raised in Springfield, Ohio, Alex is a graduate of Kent State University and Princeton Theological Seminary. He served as a Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 2008-2009. There, he met his wife, Hannah, who is also an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). In February 2019, Alex and Hannah welcomed their daughter Alanna Claire into the world. She is a source of great joy, love, and exhaustion for Alex.
Meet Janet Watts, Interim Organist at BAPC
Janet Watts has studied piano since childhood and the organ since her teens, pursuing these interests in college, and after college with local teachers. She served 9 years as part-time staff organist at Battery Park Christian Church, 3 months as substitute for Steve Henley here at Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 4 months at St. John’s Episcopal Church as Interim Organist, and as Interim Organist at Providence United Methodist Church. Janet has substituted in Richmond area churches over the years. She is also Emeritus Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, a piano teacher, and Gram Jan to her grandchildren.
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