Mount Vernon UMC
Thursday, June 21, 2018
We're more than a church; we're a family.

Meet Our Staff

Rev. Paulo Da Silva,  Pastor

Rev. Da Silva started in ministry when he was a teen in 1974 and since that time he has served in the United Methodist Church in many different places.  He has a Master's Degree in Old Testament and in 2000 obtained his Doctoral Degree in Leadership, specializing in developing lay leaders.  Rev. Da Silva is married and has two children. 


Nancy Convery, Office Administrator

Nancy is the friendly voice you hear when you call Mount Vernon UMC.  She has been handling the office for the church for more than ten years.  She can help you with change of address, newsletter articles, locating other staff members and a number of other needs. She can be reached at  She is in the office from 8:30 to 2:30, Monday through Thursday. 


Kathy Ripley, Music Director

Kathy has years of experience in leading worship through music.  A variety of music can be heard under her direction at Mount Vernon UMC.  All are welcome in the choir!


Maristela da Silva, Children's Coordinator

Ms. Maristela has been helping to lead children in worship for many years.  She can be reached at  She helps to coordinate Sunday School, nursery care as well as Children's Programs during the service.


Virginia Chavez, Childcare

Ms. Virginia is a childcare professional with much experience.  Her caring demeanor leads children to look forward to seeing her each Sunday.  Nursery care is available each Sunday at 9:30A.


Mount Vernon Weekday School


Melissa Dutcher, Director 

Jasmine Rasmussen, Assistant Director


2006 Belle View Boulevard
Alexandria, VA 22307

Phone: (703) 765-1100


Sunday Worship:
9:30 a.m. 


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